By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — “Human connections” will prevent Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe from adhering to his $100 limit on gifts, a veteran legislator says.
“Does anyone think he won’t go around the country helping Hillary (Clinton)? If he goes on one trip, does he think he won’t violate his own rule?” asks [...]
Part 4 of 15 in the series Wisconsin’s secret war
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Democrats using the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office to launch an investigation into conservative political organizations have targeted Columbia and Iowa counties, a source familiar with the probe tells Wisconsin Reporter.
The source, who asked not to be identified because [...]
Pension probe: Does the public have a right to know, or will New Jersey authorities keep lieutenant governor’s secrets forever?
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
Should New Jersey officials be allowed to keep forever secret a criminal investigation on alleged corruption involving a prominent elected official?
Or does the public have a right to know what the state found – and how authorities handled a probe rife with conflicts of interest?
Those questions are at the [...]
By Earl F Glynn | WatchdogLabs.org
Feel free to add the selective government shutdown to the ever-growing list of excuses for the Obama administration to keep the public from learning how its government does its business.
With the federal government closed, most agencies notified the public that websites would not be updated or monitored, but some took [...]