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College trustees travel on taxpayer tab, then hike tuition

By   /  October 26, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Education, News, Open Records, Texas  /  No Comments

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Alamo College trustees spent $11,796 attending a Las Vegas convention of Latino leaders – one of scores of trips put on San Antonio taxpayers’ tab. Then the board raised tuition.

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Republican groups ask State Department to expedite FOIA requests on Feingold

By   /  October 18, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Open Records, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Jon Tester and I are friends and we talked on a number of occasions. But I never asked him for any kind of endorsement,” Feingold said.

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Under fire, John Doe prosecutors now seek secrecy

By   /  October 14, 2016  /  Criminal Justice, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Open Records, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

WAITING GAME: Targets of Wisconsin's unconstitutional John Doe investigation say it is urgent the Wisconsin Supreme Court act .

“There is no rational basis for keeping the public from viewing the instant motion,” wrote O’Keefe’s attorneys in the court filing.

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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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Rutland neighbors ask state board to cancel approval of solar farm

By   /  October 7, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, News, Open Records, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Neighbors in Rutland have asked the Public Service Board to cancel the Cold River solar project, saying an undisclosed beneficial ownership agreement between Green Mountain Power and groSolar voids the project’s certificate of public good.

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Milwaukee County finance committee sits on transparency proposal

By   /  October 5, 2016  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, News, Open Records, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


“Our government owes it to the public we represent to be transparent.

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