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Inspector General releases major findings of probe into troubled Social Security office

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

What remains unanswered is why federal prosecutors declined to bring charges for what appears to be criminal conduct.

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Non-malicious bag tampering ends controversial election recount

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Accountability, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

The opening and resealing of a ballot bag that led to Wednesday’s cancellation of the Orange-1 House district election recount was not malicious in nature, according to House Minority Leader Don Turner.

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Council candidate: Don’t ‘bond out bureaucrats’

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Accountability, News, Taxes, Texas  /  No Comments

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Boosters of San Antonio’s proposed $850 million bond call the record debt package “essential” and “transformational,” but a city council candidate who served on one of the bond committees calls it “bonding out the bureaucrats.”

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Insiders: Tomah VA troubles continue with nurse shortage, neglectful care

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“There have been times where a shift scheduled went totally through that did not have a registered nurse assigned,” the VA employee said.

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Report: Social Security managers gambled, watched Packers at Lambeau on taxpayer dime

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“One employee ‘documented that he worked a regular eight-hour day … when he actually attended a Green Bay Packers football game at Lambeau Field.”

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Senator wants an audit of federal funding, obligations in state programs

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, Federal government, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Craig wants a review of the “federal requirements, regulations, and restrictions which bind the usage of those (federal) funds and tie the hands” of state and local governments.

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