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Daily Archives: June 10th, 2011

Tim Eyman reveals that his old buddy Kemper Freeman Jr. is bankrolling I‑1125

Excerpt: When Tim Eyman announced a few weeks ago that he would be attempt­ing to qual­i­fy a mea­sure for this year’s bal­lot, we were imme­di­ate­ly sure that he had con­vinced some­body to put up a lot of cash to hire mer­ce­nary peti­tion­ers (because Tim does­n’t do vol­un­teer sig­na­ture dri­ves). On May 1st, I wrote the fol­low­ing: […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Open Government, Public Planning
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Alaska begins releasing Sarah Palin emails

Excerpt: Today, many emails from Sarah Palin’s par­tial­ly-com­plet­ed term as Alas­ka gov­er­nor were released.  So far, noth­ing too embar­rass­ing has come out, though the State of Alas­ka is still hold­ing back many doc­u­ments. Accord­ing to The Guardian, approx­i­mate­ly 2,358 pages are being with­held out of the 26,553 pages of emails that were iden­ti­fied in Decem­ber.  The […]
Written by:Wes Murry
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Media & Culture, Open Government
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