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When will the AGN hypocrisy end?
And they shall rue the day
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 14:39 | Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 May 2013 14:55 | Written by George Schwarz | | |
The Amarillo City Commission vote to make a deal with Coca-Cola at Tuesday’s meeting was a foregone conclusion. Anyone who thought the outcome would be a different has been smoking, drinking, sniffing or chewing something that takes them higher than a Southwest Airlines flight
The vote sets up a deal to move the Coke business to property owned by the Amarillo Economic Development Corp. Coke will take over a facility formerly used by a wind energy firm that cratered — that’s after $4 million in local taxpayer money redevelops the plant for Coke. If AEDC head Buzz David is to be believed, Zargas’ exit from
Texas Tribune: California Retirees Have Carona's Company in Crosshairs
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 06:54 | Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 06:56 | Written by George Schwarz | | |
This is one in a series of occasional stories about ethics and transparency in the part-time Texas Legislature. It was produced in partnership with Texas Monthly.
INDIO, Calif. — The slick brochure advertising homes in the Sun City Shadow Hills neighborhood near Palm Springs has escapist senior fantasy written all over it.
“Get Ready For The Next Great Chapter Of Your Life,” it says.
City Commission shovels more money at downtown -- to Coke
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 17:50 | Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 18:28 | Written by George Schwarz | | |
The City Commission continue to throw money at an uncertain downtown redevelopment at its meeting Tuesday.
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ProPublica: How the IRS's Nonprofit Division Got So Dysfunctional
Saturday, 18 May 2013 05:43 | Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 06:56 | Written by George Schwarz | | |
by Kim Barker and Justin Elliott ProPublica, May 17, 2013, 5:14 p.m.
The IRS division responsible for flagging Tea Party groups has long been an agency afterthought, beset by mismanagement, financial constraints and an unwillingness to spell out just what it expects from social welfare nonprofits, former officials and experts say.