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Advocates want ethics chief out

ATLANTA -- An ethics watchdog group called for the resignation of the state ethics commission director Tuesday, citing her involvement in recent whistleblower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/advocates-want-ga-ethics-chi
Nuclear activists form new Savannah River Site watchdog group

...nuclear energy activists have formed a new public interest watchdog group to monitor Savannah River Site activities.Tom Clements...called SRS Watch. Frances Close, who established the SRS watchdog Energy Research Foundation in 1980, is the group's president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/nuclear-activists-form-new-sa
Watchdog: Retaliation complaints jump at VA

WASHINGTON - A federal investigative agency is examining 67 claims of retaliation at the Department of Veterans Affairs against whistleblower complaints.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-07-08/watchdog-retaliation-com
Rep. Paul Broun assailed by watchdog group

...Congress" by a Washington, D.C., watchdog group on Wednesday, the same day a local...named in the report.In 2011, after the watchdog group filed a complaint with the Federal...dismissal of this matter. This so-called 'watchdog' group doesn't care about the facts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-09-19/rep-paul-broun
Watchdog questions deal on Haley's campaign trips

COLUMBIA - A government watchdog group, contrary to the opinion of South Carolina's ethics agency, is insisting Gov. Nikki Haley refund taxpayers for a trip...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-17/watchdog-questions-deal-haley
Empty federal office costs taxpayers

...terminate the lease in "whole or part" until after giving at least 120 days' written notice on or after Jan. 1, 2021.Federal watchdog groups say what's happening at the commercial complex off River Watch Parkway and In ter state 20 is an example from a long...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-21/empty-federal-office-costs-t
Public meeting today on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...the best way forward is for Germany to follow its own law that requires domestic disposal," said Tom Clements, director of watchdog group SRS Watch. "This is a bad idea from an environmental and proliferation perspective and it must be canceled by both...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/public-meeting-tuesday-poten
Georgia ethics commission hopes to focus on work

...comment."It is beyond a bad soap opera, all the drama that has happened there," said William Perry with the government watchdog group Common Cause of Georgia. "This seems like the kind of thing where heads should roll and the fact that none are is just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-21/georgia-ethics-commissio
U.S. Senate appropriators recommend $400 million for MOX plant at Savannah River Site

...life-cycle cost estimates that have ballooned to $30 billion are exaggerated.MOX critic Tom Clements, the director of watchdog group SRS Watch, said funding increases for the project at Savannah River Site only delay finding solutions."At some point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-17/us-senate-appropriators-
Living in the past

...lead for a change.The reality is sadly different, and so may be the future: According to Freedom House ? an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world ? the state of freedom declined for the eighth consecutive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-08/living-past