According to a report, Nevada has nearly $2.7 billion in debts it does not have the assets to pay, leaving the state an average taxpayer burden of $3,100.Read More →
According to a report by Truth in Accounting, unfunded retirement pension and health care liabilities together make up over half of North Carolina’s debt.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — The Export-Import Bank puts billions of taxpayer dollars at risk to subsidize purchases by overseas companies, and it doesn’t do a good job of making those transactions transparent, either.
The Government Accountability Office whacked the Ex-Im bank in a report released last week for shoddy record-keeping and oversight of three [...]
By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A lavish home entertainment system. A reliable used car. A trip to Europe. Braces for your child. A semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Those are all things expected to come with a price tag of $4,400.
But that amount is also what each Wisconsin resident would have to [...]
Not long ago, Virginia was considered to be in the pink of economic health. That diagnosis has turned dark red as the state and its municipalities pile up debt.Read More →
The Citizens for Responsible Government Network didn’t want to sit on its hands and wait for a politically charged John Doe investigation that likely would never come.
So the Milwaukee grassroots political watchdog has filed a petition of enforcement with the Wisconsin Department of Justice alleging one of the area’s top law enforcement officials has violated state campaign finance laws.Read More →