Treasurer: ‘Glaring example of stupidity’ to cost taxpayers $90 million in rent payments

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Over the 20-year life of the lease, total rent payments on the Department of Corrections building are expected to hit $90 million.

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‘Spontaneous’ left-wing group with scripts hates being described as ‘scripted’

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal Government, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Well I have lots of HOPE. I believe in Obama and I believe in US. We just have to be logical and how we help Jim see our position,” the Indivisible member wrote.

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Vermont lawmakers hope to stem ACO abuse of tax dollars seen in other states

By   /  March 31, 2017  /  Accountability, Health Care, Issues, News, Open Records, Power Abuse, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont lawmakers are working to regulate Vermont’s accountable care organizations before the state relinquishes control of millions of federal dollars.

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Thousands for dinners and dues, but what do Denver taxpayers get out of it?

By   /  March 30, 2017  /  Accountability, Colorado, News, Transportation  /  No Comments

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The Civil Rights Division of Denver’s Regional Transportation District is spending $15,000 a year on outreach, to no apparent end.

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Milwaukee County supervisor’s ethics case remains ‘under review’

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Accountability, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Weishan has said the allegations by his opponent at the time are “totally false,” to a “point of ridiculousness.”

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Report: Pennsylvania illegally funded police with more than $222 million of highway money

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Pennsylvania, Power Abuse, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Pennsylvania violated its state constitution last fiscal year by diverting more than $222.2 million away from state roads and giving it to the state police.

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