Half of the corporations receiving Virginia’s biggest public subsidies are headquartered outside the country. In all, $410,150,107 in state and local incentives, including cash, have been pledged to companies to do business in Virginia.Read More →
When it comes to following the money—at least some money— a new report gives the State of Nebraska high marks.
But the report only covers state spending and does not include “Deep Throat’s” original call to follow the money— campaign contributions.
State Sen. Ryan Aument wants to shine a light into Pennsylvania’s figurative back room.Read More →
Part 10 of 9 in the series Sunshine Week
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
This may be Sunshine Week for anyone seeking transparency in government, but for the feds — especially the intelligence agencies — it’s anything but.
With a stroke of a pen, President Obama made it official that his office is exempt from information disclosure. And former Secretary […]
Unelected committees are doing economic-development deals without the public’s input or consent, complains a Hanover County citizens group.Read More →
Federal law clearly says that payment vouchers to outside attorneys acting as public defenders should be available to the taxpayers who pay those bills — especially after all legal appeals are exhausted.Read More →