Host Eric Boehm looks at a local issue that has become a national one: the use, and abuse, of civil asset forfeiture laws by local police departments to help pad their own bottom linesRead More →
The state agency responsible for administering a group of taxpayer-funded halfway houses sent a threatening letter to a state senator opposing the project.Read More →
Taxpayers in Mahoning County, Delaware County and across Ohio will get a clearer look at local government spending starting this summer.Read More →
Don’t look up. You may be “live” on one of the 30,000 government surveillance cameras that security experts estimate to be mounted in the greater Twin Cities.
Not so slowly, but surely, metro cities and some government agencies are installing video technology capable of networking surveillance systems in a so-called ring of protection — and detection.Read More →
Civil forfeiture paid for the $4.1 million Richland police station and the city’s fleet of police cars.Read More →
Dallas took in $552,300 in revenue in the year’s first quarter from its 5-cent plastic bag fee implemented Jan. 1, according to a 18-page review compiled by the city.Read More →