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THE TIME TO PASS ETHICS REFORM & CLEAN UP ALBANY IS LONG OVERDUE

The following was written by Jim Carr, Chair of the Chemung County Democratic Committee

Ethics reform is a hot topic in Albany, yet our local legislators have not expressed publicly…

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Conflict Of Interest

Barrington Hills polo competition will continue, after all

Reports of a popular Barrington Hills polo tournament’s demise turned out to be exaggerated, after the village board voted Monday to extend The Kalaway Cup Polo Event’s special use permit for the next 20 years. 76 more words

Village Board

Another Glaring Example of Why Government Regulatory Agencies Don't Work

The Daily Caller brings us the saga of Andy Slavitt – the Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. It seems when Shift Andy showed up to work at the CMS, he got a nice $4.8 million from a bunch of the medical care corporations he would allegedly stick it to. 155 more words

Politics

“Don’t be deceived” – Part Four

We had originally planned to publish only four articles in our “Don’t be deceived” series.  However, the SOS campaign has seen to it that we will have to extend it as long as they continue to mislead voters with misrepresentations of the facts, or only telling part of the story, as witnessed in their most recent mailer to residents. 936 more words

Riding Club Of BH

Thanks to the Register for reporting on Civil Asset Forfeiture abuses.

Thanks to the Sunday Register (3/29/2015) for its exposé of the abuses occurring in Iowa under civil asset forfeiture laws. (Sunday Register 3/29/2015)  Taking people’s money and other property without charging them with a crime violates the principles of due process of law and innocent until proven guilty. 133 more words

Register

Court showdown likely in Wolf Creek land swap battle

Under pressure from billionaire developer, Forest Service keeps digging itself into a deeper hole

By Bob Berwyn

FRISCO — Conservation advocates in Colorado are bracing for a legal battle with the U.S. 626 more words

Colorado

Ethics commissioner OKs Varner joining Ottawa lobby shop

Federal Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson has given a top Conservative aide special permission to join an Ottawa lobbying firm that he had business dealings with when he served as an adviser to Justice Minister Peter MacKay. 509 more words

National