Gobierno prohíbe a granjeros llamarle leche a la leche

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Florida En Español, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Español  /  No Comments

Foto cortesía del Instituto para la Justicia

Esta historia fue reportada por primera vez en inglés por el reportero Will Patrick de Watchdog.org y traducido al español por Carlo Maffat y Christine Folgmann.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Reguladores estatales entraron en batalla contra una granja lechera en uno de los condados más pequeños de Florida propiedad de una familia por tres generaciones, al estos negarse a […]

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Mississippi taxpayers spent more than $1.3 million on ‘food for business meetings’

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Government Regulation, Government Waste, Mississippi, Misuse of funds, Politics, Uncategorized, Wasteful spending  /  No Comments

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Mississippi taxpayers spent more than $1.4 million on food for business meetings and “promotions” by state agencies.

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Colorado judiciary long on taxpayer money, short on transparency

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Accountability, Colorado, judicial accountability, Judiciary, Open Records, State Government, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Photo by Arthur Kane

Colorado Court Administrator Gerald Marroney barreled down the hallway of the judicial building a recent afternoon, looking straight ahead and ignoring my questions.

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Brand-new PA House member faces AG investigation

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Elections, Local News, News, Pennsylvania, State Government, Uncategorized, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of the Ortitay campaign.

One newly-elected member of PA’s House of Representatives is facing an investigation by the state attorney general’s office. The complaint alleges that Jason Ortitay did not live at the address he declared on his voter registration form. The local district attorney has referred the case to the AG’s office, perhaps because of contributions to the candidate.

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Move over 2014, 2016 Omaha House race is off and running

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Nebraska, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

chip maxwell

Never mind that the 2014 Omaha House race isn’t officially over—it’s this year’s version of the hanging chad— the 2016 fight has already begun.

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Gov. Christie has no records of who pays for travel, staff claims

By   /  November 3, 2014  /  Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Jersey Big Stories, New Mexico, Ohio, Open Records, Pennsylvania, Politics & Elections, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Tim Larsen/Governor's Office

By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
While Chris Christie has been vocal during a 19-state campaign trip that ends today, his staff has little to say about who pays for the New Jersey governor’s extensive political travels.
Christie’s office claims it has no records, emails or correspondence concerning the trips, and that it is exempt from […]

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