Accountability hard to enforce in school levy campaigns

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Chris Finney knows a little something about accountability and making sure Ohio school districts follow campaign laws. As the lead attorney and one of the founders of COAST, he’s taken the Cincinnati Public Schools to court many times to get them to comply.

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After indictments, Ironworkers’ union left on electoral sidelines

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Elections, News, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Formerly a heavy-hitter in Pennsylvania politics, at least in Philadelphia and its suburbs, Ironworkers’ Local 401 has spent far less during the 2014 election cycle than any others in recent history.

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Kemper Project costs rise another $300 million, delayed until 2016

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, Public Utilities, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: The Southern Company

The final cost on the oft-delayed Kemper Project has risen to $6.1 billion as the first-of-its-kind plant won’t open until 2016.

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After making it to the top, billionaire Steyer wants to make life tougher for Americans

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments

Photo: Dustin Hurst

 
By Dustin Hurst |Watchdog.org
NEW ORLEANS — Sitting in a cavernous Mercedes-Benz Superdome in front of green builders and central planners, billionaire and climate crusader Tom Steyer denounced the pursuit of wealth once people have enough of it.
Easy enough for him to say.
Steyer, sandwiched between Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley and author Paul Hawken at last week’s 2014 Greenbuild [...]

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Thursday INN Radio, October 30

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Illinois, INN Radio, News  /  No Comments

Greg Bishop’s full read of the latest from Illinois News Network Radio (5 minutes and 37 seconds): https://www.dropbox.com/s/rg1r7u48mkiy73g/INN-103014-GAB5M37S.mp3?dl=0 Quinn Sends […]

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Thursday INN Radio, October 30

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Illinois, INN Radio, News  /  No Comments

Greg Bishop’s full read of the latest from Illinois News Network Radio (5 minutes and 37 seconds): https://www.dropbox.com/s/rg1r7u48mkiy73g/INN-103014-GAB5M37S.mp3?dl=0 Quinn Sends […]

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