Did DeVos try to divert taxpayers dollars from the CARES Act to wealthy, private schools or schools in swing states to benefit the Trump re-election effort?
To protect his medical license, Dr. Conley could have made it clear that he would not endanger the health and welfare of his patient or the public. He could have resigned. But he did not.
A tracking service reveals the “Seaquest” often summers in Lake Michigan, winters in the Caribbean. Is it tax avoidance or tax evasion?
An attorney with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel was quick to respond to C&BP’s complaint alleging Secretary DeVos broke the law, saying we “will open a file to address this matter.”
The 1937 Hatch Act is clear: Officials of the U.S. government must not use their authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election. Nor may they engage in political activity while on duty.
By registering their $40M, 164-foot “Seaquest” yacht in the Caymans, the DeVos family appears to save an estimated $2.4M in Michigan taxes annually that could fund more school nurses.
The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services has spent eight months evading requests for emails from former Chief Procurement Officer Michael Owh concerning the origins of a multi-million-dollar contract with an inexperienced French technology company. Four years after the City awarded Ivalua a lucrative contract for eProcurement software, the system still doesn’t work as promised.
There’s confusion that vendors have to use two systems, even after millions of taxpayer dollars were spent on a new system to address the problem. In a time of collapsing city revenues, taxpayers will understandably ask: Why?
Despite the pandemic making eProcurement software all the more important so New York City can purchase crucial supplies, the product New York City bought in 2016 still doesn’t work as promised.
Why would it take weeks – when MOCS has already had months – to run a search of one former employee’s email account with one term? What is the Mayor’s Office hiding?