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Watchdogs barking against Douglas Crossing

There is a savvy new bunch of canines in town. An ideologically diverse pack of fiscal watchdogs have met, named themselves and united in one voice to proclaim the critical importance of protecting, among other important things...
BRH moves closer to preparing for FY13

Bartlett Regional Hospital's fiscal watchdogs are still studying factors that led to the hospital's revenues plummeting this year below anticipated levels, while preparing...
Media silent when Obama administration targets sources

...Obama addressed the American Society of News Editors convention last month, the real news was what didn't happen. The watchdogs didn't bark. No discouraging word from the gathering of 1,000 of the country's top news people, facing a president...
Legislature discusses ethics bills

A bill looking to give state watchdogs more time to investigate complaints against elected officials has come down to one burning issue: how much time. The debate started...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

JUNEAU - A watchdog plans to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's handling of a report on the potential effects of large-scale...
High cost, corruption claims mar Brazil World Cup

...largesse can be effective watchdogs over billion-dollar World...largesse can be effective watchdogs over billion-dollar World...Castelo Branco, founder of the watchdog group Open Accounts that campaigns...highest court, according to the watchdog group Focus on Congress...
Opinion: Transparency: Not Republican, not Democrat

...representative form of government is all about, should not only champion openness in government, but should be the most effective watchdogs, looking out for the public trust.Sadly, those kinds of elected officials are hard to find. We encourage those officials...
Watchdog group questions school 'safe rooms' use a school for students with behavioral disorders are being secluded in "safe rooms" far too often, according to a state watchdog group that investigated the practice.The Disability Law Center made public a September report that concluded student seclusion...
More Alaska pork hauled over coals

...ANCHORAGE - A transportation bill President Bush recently signed into law has drawn more criticism from federal spending watchdogs because it includes $3 million for a documentary about engineering feats in Alaska. Great Projects Film Company...
Empire Editorial: Keep the light on local government - vote 'No' on HB275's a public awareness one. Newspapers' roles are to keep communities informed of what's happening around them. We're watchdogs because government can't, and shouldn't, be trusted to monitor itself. HB275 will enable local government to do just...


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