Posts Tagged ‘Cronyism’

Oct
2014
15

Tender Crony: MI AG’s Former Firm Has Landed $2M in Gov’t Contracts Since He Took Office

Tender Crony: MI AG's Former Firm Has Landed $2M in Gov't Contracts Since He Took Office
  The administration of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has become synonymous with a certain level of cronyism, and a new peek into the affairs of his Attorney General, Bill Schuette, supports the reputational deterioration. Schuette’s former law firm, it seems, has benefited from this ‘inside basbeall’ to the tune of nearly...
Jan
2014
30

Sex Offending Welders for Scott Walker!

Sex Offending Welders for Scott Walker!
  The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports that a welder whom Gov. Scott Walker recognized on stage during his state of the state address is a registered sex offender with a spotty past.  The welder, Christopher Barber, was recommended by his employer Ariens Co. after earning seasonal employment in late 2012 and turning that position into a...
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Aug
2013
1

Governor’s Crony Gift-Giving Comes to Light in PA

Governor's Crony Gift-Giving Comes to Light in PA
  Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett can’t seem to catch a break.  Every time he renegs on a campaign promise, denies rights to citizens, or sidesteps a controversial issue, everyone just seems to notice.  It’s hard to be a borderline criminal when you are constantly in the public eye.  Perhaps this is why the Citizens for [&hellip...