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Who's on Team Gloucester?This question popped into our heads last week as we pondered the fate of a citizens' effort to oust four Gloucester County supervisors from office:If the visiting judge dismisses the removal petitions, who could be held liable for defense attorney fees?...
Who's on Team Gloucester?Members of the Gloucester Board of Supervisors have a lot on their minds these days. Building next year's budget. Finishing that pesky reassessment. And, lest we forget, a citizens' effort to remove four of them from office. That's a lot to think about......
Who's on Team Gloucester?By now you're probably aware that Teresa Altemus is suing the state police for withholding public records.Altemus' attorneys filed a lawsuit Nov. 19 accusing state police of violating the state's Freedom of Information Act. According to the lawsuit, state...
Spin CycleSeveral years ago, NYU's Brennan Center gave impetus to a reform movement in NYS politics with a report concluding that New York had one of the most dysfunctional legislatures in the country. It paved the way for Spitzer to......
Tags: New York, Parliament, Upper House, Politics, Laws
The Swampby Mark Silva As President George W. Bush and his writers place the final touches on 15 minutes of televisied talk that will deliver a farewell to the nation after two tumultuous terms in office, it's worth remembering the most......
Spin CycleAdding to suspension of trials at Guantanamo, Obama announces new WH ethics rules: Freeze on top staffers' salaries, prohibition on lobbyists who enter government touching issues they lobbied on for two years, prohibition on aides who leave lobbying his.....
The Swampby Mark Silva Signing his first executive orders today, President Barack Obama imposed a freeze on the pay of White House staffers making more than $100,000 a year - there were 95 of them, at last count, making as much......
Tags: Barack Obama, National Government, Ethics, Values, Lobbying
The Swampby Mark Silva The Obama administration is "promising to reconsider a new rule requiring high-level approval before federal immigration agents can arrest fugitives,'' the AP reports, noting that the Bush administration "quietly imposed the unusual...
The Swampby Mark Silva The Obama administration apparently won't have to reconsider that rule requiring high-level approval before federal immigration agents can arrest fugitives, the one that the Bush administration "quietly imposed... days before the election''...
Tags: Heads of State, Immigration, Politics, White House, Demographics
Who's on Team Gloucester?OK. This is the Team Gloucester blog. But we'd like to share with you something about your neighbor, Mathews County, which has some relevancy here.As you may know, the Virginia Department of Transportation has decided against installing two traffic...
Spin CycleThe battle for Brookhaven supervisor has gone to the streets. Democratic contender Mark Lesko in his latest mailing claims that his Republican foe, town board member Timothy Mazzei, is ???taking taxpayers for a ride??? on his town gas credit......
Tags: Republican Party, Politics
Who's on Team Gloucester?A conference call expected to determine if the Gloucester 40 will appeal an $80,000 fine they face is scheduled for Monday.Anthony Troy, the Richmond lawyer who represents Teresa Altemus and Michelle Ressler, said the discussion will include, among...
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