Can Oregon implement any IT project successfully?
The Portland Tribune recently reported "Three years after state auditors identified security weaknesses at Oregon’s main data center in Salem, the state has yet to fix some of the problems." The legislature was told in 2005 that consolidating 12 state agency computer systems would pay for itself and make citizen data more secure. It sounded too good to be true and sure enough, it was. The bureaucrats lied to the legislature as the state data center has not only cost much more
Obama's Scandal Ridden Programs Are Rebranded to....MORE Scandal Ridden Programs
A recent report shows that many scandalized programs such as the stimulus, CDC, healthcare, etc. have been rebranded to have an even onerous effect. American Commitment has shown these programs have not only be funded but the rules changed so that much of the federal money ("grant money") being used by these "new" programs are used illegally for lobbying purposes. "All of these programs use your federal tax dollars to raise your taxes and limit your freedom at the local level
Taxpayers Footing the Bill for Plush Union Salaries
Ever wondered why it seems like public sector unions have all the money and win all the races? They have direct access to taxpayer money, little motivation for fiscal accountability, and fund only left leaning progressive candidates. Watch Dog did a recent report on this issue and has noticed the spending is noticed. It has been argued all public sector union spending is political and some conservative elected officials are callng "foul". "Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republ