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 [...]
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE — Three associates of former New Mexico Secretary of State Rebecca Vigil have been convicted on charges related to $2.5 million in stolen voter education funds that were assigned to the state by the federal government.
But Vigil remains a free woman, unindicted in the federal case. State charges against Vigil were dismissed last [...]
ith the Legislature gone for the summer and no major campaigns in the state this year, Gov. Tom Corbett is at the center of the show in Harrisburg — whether he wants to be or not.Read More →
It was a week filled with political maneuvers, one-man races and cries of reform in Virginia, and it’s only August.Read More →
By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — If there’s a political bandwagon to hop onto these days in Virginia, it’s ethics reform.
In the wake of the Star Scientific controversy, there’s been a cacophony of calls to amend the state’s gift disclosure laws, and even the old idea of establishing Virginia’s first ethics commission has [...]