By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Another audit, another finding of incompetence and waste at the state’s top jobs agency.
The operation at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. apparently is so muddled that the Legislative Audit Bureau could not adequately “assess the effectiveness of WEDC’s economic development programs.”
The bureau’s audit, released Wednesday, found information WEDC [...]
After overseeing transparency and accountability of the massive $840 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, tracking waste, fraud and abuse in a $60 billion superstorm relief package should be a breeze.Read More →
Ellie Bruecker is set to graduate next month from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, shouldering about $20,000 in student loans.
She considers herself one of the lucky ones.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
HARRISBURG – A much-maligned loophole in Pennsylvania’s Open Records Law may soon be closed.
The House State Government Committee approved a bill Monday afternoon to end the right-to-know exceptions for Pennsylvania’s four so-called “state-related” universities – Penn State, Pittsburgh, Temple and Lincoln. The bill moves to the full House for a [...]
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA—Democratic candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe remained tight-lipped on Thursday as his Republican opponent Ken Cuccinelli opened up eight years’ worth of his tax returns for members of the media to inspect.
The attorney general, under scrutiny for his close financial ties to Star Scientific, a tobacco company-turned dietary supplement [...]