public funds

Democracy is the only way we’ll truly fix the country’s crumbling infrastructure.
Lessons from the tough neighborhoods of Rio and Johannesburg also have meaning for the United States. One of the consequences of the severe budget cuts the GOP envisions under the Ryan plan is a growing disconnect between communities and government.
High speed rail makes sense. By refusing to invest in it when they have the chance, Governors Scott and Walker are keeping their states at the mercy of gas prices.
Our government actually bails out the pork industry when it overproduces and buys up volumes of surplus pork, typically by dumping these surplus commodities into our nation's schools and food programs.
In these tough economic times, I want to use the Public Advocate's office to ensure that our City agencies are open, accountable, and efficient, and that our tax dollars are spent wisely and fairly.
On Tuesday, blogger Jane Hamsher filed an official complaint with the FEC on behalf of several prominent online progressives
As The Washington Post reported on Saturday, John McCain's campaign struck a canny deal with a bank in December. If his campaign
The day of the Florida primary I wrote about John McCain's financial dilemma: Some months back McCain's campaign applied
It's a sign of the times that private fundraising so dwarfs the public finance limits that public financing pledges have come back to haunt the candidates.