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Report: State public pension unfunded liabilities soar to $5.6 trillion

By   /  October 19, 2016  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, National, News, Pensions, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


“It’s really crooked accounting going on for states and local governments,” Williams said.

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Seniors lack details of all-payer health care model

By   /  October 12, 2016  /  Accountability, Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Gov. Peter Shumlin’s tour to speak with the public about the all-payer draft ended Tuesday at Rutland Regional Medical Center, but many seniors say they aren’t getting enough information on the governor’s health care overhaul.

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Texas group sues to halt investor-visa program

By   /  October 12, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Immigration, National, News, Texas  /  No Comments


A Texas group that sued the federal government over alleged misuse of investor visas is suing again to shut down the program altogether.

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Vermont attorney general candidate calls for statewide ethics reform

By   /  October 11, 2016  /  Accountability, News, Vermont  /  No Comments


Republican candidate for attorney general Deborah Bucknam is calling for statewide ethics reforms to bring Vermont into line with other states on matters of government accountability.

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How a failed infrastructure project dragged down five cities

By   /  October 11, 2016  /  Accountability, Colorado, Energy and Environment, News  /  No Comments

Colorado made frequent national headlines throughout the year

By Joshua Sharf Special to Eight years ago, it won an industry award for innovative problem-solving. Now, it may bankrupt the power authority it was intended to save. In 2004, the member cities of the Arkansas River Power Authority (ARPA) – a small regional power authority encompassing seven small towns on the plains of […]

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Liberal and mainstream press twist truth in Wisconsin voter ID story

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  Accountability, News, Open Records, State Government, Voter Fraud, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Stacey clearly remembers the situation and all agree that what is portrayed in the sounds bites is not how it went down.”

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