The proposed settlement is heralded by some as a major victory, supposedly securing $100 million for the state to use for coastal restoration. In reality, the proposed settlement, if adopted, would yield nowhere near $100 million and divert much of the money it did raise to unrelated government spending. Two key flaws undermine the settlement’s...View Report
Earmarks have received quite a bit of attention over the past two years. But did you know that over $1.5 million in earmarked funds went uncollected by cities, towns or related government agencies in the previous fiscal year? Get the full story here.