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Probe Entire Grant Program

September 28, 2013

When West Virginia was handed $126 million in federal “stimulus” money a few years ago, state officials began writing a how-to textbook on government waste....

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Sep-29-13 6:41 PM

In the most recent ethics training held in Wheeling, it was stated that should you mess up and "break and ethics rule", call the ethics department and they will tell you how to correct it. If you have a no harm no foul attitude, what is to stop the crooks from pushing the envelope then self reporting to get help on how to get "off the hook"?

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Sep-28-13 5:41 PM

Why do we put up with the politicians from the city level to state level for not holding these people accountable? They could not hold a job in the private sector for doing some of these dumb moves. Tell your children to grow up to be a public official cowboy.

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Sep-28-13 5:34 PM

All elected and appointed politicians should be given a three day class on ETHICS after elected and each appointed job. Too many play dumb and get away with ripping off the taxpayer an get no jail time or fine.

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Sep-28-13 5:29 PM

The good old boys club has been busy at work wasting money in WV, Now the taxpayer will be the ones to suffer. The Legislature needs to make strong Ethnic Laws with major jail time and fines to put an end to all this crime against the Citizen of West Virginia. Today many politicians and con men are making a living off State money.

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Sep-28-13 8:51 AM

Government people need to build more jails, then check themselves in!

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Sep-28-13 8:06 AM

Business as usual in the "grant" cycle! Grants are PURE socialism.....

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