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Sweetwater In Hot Water

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The South Bay's Sweetwater Union High School District and Southwestern Community College Districts are dealing with allegations of conflict-of-interest and "pay to play" practices.
Guest: Ashly McGlone, Watchdog reporter, San Diego Union Tribune

Hundreds of millions of dollars in public money are at play in the South Bay, as contractors bid for school bond construction money.

Investigations into 'pay to play' arrangements between construction contractors and leaders of Sweetwater Union School School District and Southwestern Community College came to light last week because of reporting from the Union Tribune's "Watchdog" unit.