UW-Platteville whistleblower professor fighting on

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“I wasn’t willing to give up my integrity and forego the safety of our students for the carrot they offered,” Burton wrote.

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Probes into troubled Social Security offices crawling along

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Meanwhile, investigators were at the Milwaukee ODAR office last month looking into an alleged breach of an employee’s private records.

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Iraq war veteran burned by ‘very frustrating process’ at VA

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Kris Ottman’s job came with the kind of stress that few ever experience. Now he can’t get the care he needs.

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Vermont AG’s office admits it blocked public records release based on requesters’ politics

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, News, Open Records, Power Abuse, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A lawsuit has revealed that the Vermont AG’s office chooses which public records requests to honor after Googling for political biases.

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SSA whistleblowers ask, where’s the justice?

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Amid multiple federal investigations last fall, two top administrators for the Chicago region said they would be stepping down. They haven’t.

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UW-Platteville chancellor prepares to fire whistleblower professor

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Education, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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UW-Platteville Associate Professor Sabina Burton on Thursday received a letter from Chancellor Dennis Shields advising her that he has “found just cause” to dismiss her.

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