While Van Wert County ended all wind energy development, Paulding, located to its north, embraced it. The results are that Paulding County taxpayers are benefiting from increased county tax revenue, stronger public schools and a boost in its bond rating by the international agency Moody’s Investor Service.
Brock-Utne’s article in a medical publication doesn’t disclose payments of $48,000+ from drug and medical device companies.
The group claims to have no conflicts of interest, no vested financial interest in the issue of drug shortages and no outside funding. But the financial ties to drug and medical device companies of Stanford Professor Emeritus Dr. Brock-Utne and other co-chairs call these claims into question.
A Senate Investigative Subcommittee and 60 Minutes report that Kaleo’s Evzio drug skyrocketed 600%, costing taxpayers millions. Yet that didn’t stop leaders of Physicians Against Drug Shortages (PADS) from promoting another of the pharmaceutical company’s drugs.
Last month, we presented our analysis of Tim Moore’s invoices as part-time County Attorney to Cleveland County Manager Brian Epley, who pledged to look into the matter “quickly.” But three weeks later, there’s been no response. So, we decided to take our questions directly to the citizens of the county.
Questions Grow About Tim Moore’s Taxpayer-Funded Government Checks Totaling $604,319 Over Three Years.
Mayor’s Open Government Grading System Would Likely Give His Administration Failing Grade for Unusually Long Response Time
Kevon Martis positions himself as a volunteer who travels the country educating local communities. “I am not paid by the fossil fuel companies to fight wind,” Martis declared, but admitted that his expenses are covered.
In Cleveland County, where the annual per capita income is $20,677, Tim Moore’s part-time job as County Attorney was paid $275,172.50 over three years or an average of $91,724 a year.
Jennifer Gray has the power to pursue or sideline cases against individual players and companies in the powerful North Carolina bail bonds industry.