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#EndorseThis: Trump Didn’t Pay Hundreds Of Employees: USA Today

USA Today counted “[a]t least 60 lawsuits, along with hundreds of liens, judgments, and other government filings” in which scores of carpenters, painters, waiters, bartenders, lawyers, and other employees and contracted companies accuse Trump of bilking them on the bill.

June 10, 2016

On Docks, Workers Still Have Power

For longshoremen, union clout nets high pay, strong pensions, and free health care.

March 3, 2015

House Democrats Seek Probe Of Motorola’s Radio Contracts

By Greg Gordon, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Three senior House Democrats on Tuesday asked the Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog to investigate allegations, raised in a McClatchy series, that Motorola’s contracting tactics have led state and local governments to squander millions of dollars on the company’s pricey two-way emergency radio systems. “If the […]

July 15, 2014

Privatized Parts: GOP-Connected Contractors Mess Up Indiana Social Services

The Los Angeles Times reports that Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels, a former top George W. Bush budget official and a rock star among Republican insiders, authorized his government to dole out hundreds of millions of dollars in contracts to well-connected companies that so they could privatize the delivery of benefits to the poor, elderly, and […]

June 27, 2011