Stimpson blasts Virginia’s public-private deals

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

CRITIC: Former Stafford supervisor Susan Stimpson is challenging House Speaker Bill Howell, charging that lawmakers have mishandled public-private road projects.

Virginia’s use and alleged misuse of public-private partnerships for road construction is fueling a high-octane Republican state House race, with the speaker’s seat at stake.

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$9 million in NJ Bridgegate investigations yield few new facts

By   /  December 9, 2014  /  Abuse of power, New Jersey, New Jersey Big Stories, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

Governor's Office, Tim Larsen

 
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
The New Jersey Legislature’s investigation of the Bridgegate scandal has devolved into a partisan ruckus with few new facts as the total cost for state taxpayers nears $9 million.
A Democratic-controlled committee released a 136-page interim report Monday, admitting it had found no evidence to conclude Gov. Chris Christie was […]

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GOP flexing some new statehouse muscle

By   /  December 7, 2014  /  Nebraska, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1  /  No Comments

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Following an Election Day landslide Republican lawmakers look to grab the top slot on several committees.

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Right-to-work front and center in Wisconsin

By   /  December 5, 2014  /  Jobs + Growth, News, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Nothing sets off the left’s freak-out meter quite like these three little words: right-to-work.

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Whitbeck has 3-point play to boost Virginia GOP

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  News, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, Virginia  /  No Comments

FRONT-RUNNER: John Whitbeck has a 3-point plan to revitalize the state Republican Party.

John Whitbeck emerged as the odds-on favorite to chair the Republican Party of Virginia after rival Eric Herr withdrew from the contest.

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Christie trips over reform image in travel record suits

By   /  December 1, 2014  /  New Jersey, Open Records, Politics, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, State Government  /  No Comments

Tim Larsen, Governor's Office

On the national campaign trail, Gov. Chris Christie portrays himself as an outspoken champion of open, honest, transparent government.

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