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Spin CycleBill Murphy files this report out of Nassau: Nassau consumer affairs commissioner Roger Bogsted (right, with Tom Suozzi)has used the county Web site to pose the question: What possible connection could there be between his daytime consumer duties and........
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsRep. Joseph Abruzzo, D-Wellington, has asked for a state legislative review of Palm Beach County government in the wake of the scandal surrounding Mary McCarty, the third county commissioner to resign facing federal corruption charges. "The serious and...
Tags: Corporate Crime, Politics, Values, Corruption, Wellington
The Swampby Frank James Whenever Congress rushes through complex legislation, there's likely to be more than a few unintended consequences. And the package of more than $800 billion in spending that lawmakers want to spend to stimulate the economy is no......
The Swampby Frank James More bad though unsurprising economic-related news this morning. General Motors is verging on bankruptcy, according to its auditors. The information is in the car makers latest annual report filing with the Securities and Exchange...
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley Chalk up another casualty in the Obama administration's attempts to staff federal agencies. Jon Cannon, nominated to be the deputy director of the Environmental Protection Agency, pulled his name from consideration today, citing...
The Swampby Mark Silva Radio's Rush Limbaugh has been called the voice of the Republican Party (wishful thinking among the spokesmen for the Democratic Party who are calling the commentator with the "golden microphone'' and the audience of 12 million that.)......
The Swampby Mark Silva The White House's firing of a federal inspector general without the 30-day notice required by law has sounded alarm bells around the capital. Mainly because the IG for AmeriCorps once exposed the misdeeds of someone who is......
Tags: Politics, Local Elections, Laws, Government, Barack Obama
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsThe sometimes-contentious relationship between County Administrator Bob Weisman and Clerk and Comptroller Sharon Bock grew frostier Tuesday. Bock through the years has tried to assert more of a watchdog role over county departments than Weisman, and the...
The Swampby Mark Silva Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 leader of the Senate, senior senator from Illinois and one of seven senators who voted against cutting off federal housing funds for ACORN, the community organization enmeshed in controversy......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsPalm Beach County???s first-ever inspector general is expected to be chosen Wednesday afternoon ??? taking on the daunting task of cleaning up scandal-ridden local government. Nine finalists, narrowed down from 98 applicants from across the country,...
The SwampBy Jim Tankersley Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will propose splitting the troubled agency that regulates offshore drilling in half, in a bid to improve safety regulation in response to the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an Interior......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsYears of scandal convinced the Palm Beach County Commission Tuesday to beef up the county???s internal auditing. The proposed changes give the county???s internal auditor more responsibility for monitoring and reporting on county operations and...
Tags: Values, Palm Beach County Commission, Ethics
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