Questions rise over Democratic groups’ campaign finances in state senate races

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Colorado, Elections, Lobbying, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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A set of Democratic-supporting 527s and independent expenditure committees may be in violation of Colorado campaign finance law.

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Ohio Supreme Court suspends judge

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Accountability, judicial accountability, Ohio, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Brad Matthews | WatchdogWire.com
Embattled Judge Tracie Hunter was suspended without pay from her position Tuesday, by the Ohio State Supreme Court after her conviction on Oct. 14 on charges of unlawful interest in a public contract.
She had been suspended with pay in January, when her she was indicted.
While the jury returned a decision on the unlawful interest [...]

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More evidence red light cameras are about the money, not public safety

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Accountability, New Jersey, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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If red light cameras are really making the public safer from renegade motorists, why are the crash numbers being fudged?

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Secret gopher map reveals Washington agency’s power

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Open Records, State Government, Transparency, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

A secret Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife map obtained by Watchdog Wire purports to show locations of the newly federally protected pocket gopher.

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Citizen’s arrest: Activist pulls over cop for driving an unmarked car

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Accountability, Local Government, News, State Government, Transparency, Washington, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Libertarian activist Gavin Seim pulled over a cop in his home state of Washington to draw attention to unlawful traffic stops by police impersonator.

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Cook County ballot box tries to cast GOP votes for Democrats

By   /  October 22, 2014  /  Illinois, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By Paul Miller
CHICAGO — Early Voting in Illinois got off to its typical start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats.
Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at the Schaumburg Public Library.
“I tried to cast a vote for myself and instead it cast the vote for [...]

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