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Baltimore Sun
State audit faults MPT handling of donor infowas not properly protected but stated that confidential information was not bre
State audit faults MPT handling of donor info
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
was not properly protected but stated that confidential information was not breached. Damon Effingham, policy manager for Common Cause Maryland, said MPT's handling of donor information could undercut public trust in state agencies. "While we are... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
University System of Maryland chancellor awarded big bonus and raise in secret meetingdo a bonus, that should be a public decision," said Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, exec
University System of Maryland chancellor awarded big bonus and raise in secret meeting
Baltimore Sun / Posted 9 days ago
do a bonus, that should be a public decision," said Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, executive director of government watchdog group Common Cause Maryland. "These budget decisions have a public impact." The state's Open Meetings Compliance Board has found... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County Council says transparency lacking in police settlementsa request from The Sun to release terms of the settlement. Jennifer Bevan-Dang
Baltimore County Council says transparency lacking in police settlements
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
a request from The Sun to release terms of the settlement. Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, director of the good-government group Common Cause Maryland, said some police-related settlements might involve confidential personnel matters. But once a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Anthony Brown declines to confirm loan repaymentdid not respond to a request for information about the status of the loan. Jen
Anthony Brown declines to confirm loan repayment
Baltimore Sun / Posted 13 days ago
did not respond to a request for information about the status of the loan. Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, executive director of Common Cause Maryland, has repeatedly raised concerns about the debt. She continues to say state law should have prohibited a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Marilyn Mosby's newfound popularity made her a sought-after national speaker in 2015travel took place most often on weekends or one day during the week. Jennifer
Marilyn Mosby's newfound popularity made her a sought-after national speaker in 2015
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
travel took place most often on weekends or one day during the week. Jennifer Bevan-Dangel of the watchdog group Common Cause Maryland said Mosby appeared to be going above and beyond what was necessary in disclosing the trips. "This... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Mosby's newfound popularity made her a sought-after national speaker in 2015travel took place most often on weekends or one day during the week. Jennifer
Mosby's newfound popularity made her a sought-after national speaker in 2015
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 days ago
travel took place most often on weekends or one day during the week. Jennifer Bevan-Dangel of the watchdog group Common Cause Maryland said Mosby appeared to be going above and beyond what was necessary in disclosing the trips. "This... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Senate candidates Kathy Szeliga, Chris Van Hollen spar over campaign finance(Van Hollen's campaign had noted the fundraiser in a separate email to supporte
Senate candidates Kathy Szeliga, Chris Van Hollen spar over campaign finance
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
(Van Hollen's campaign had noted the fundraiser in a separate email to supporters on Tuesday). At least one outside group, Common Cause Maryland, also took issue with the fundraiser. "At a time when voters are overwhelmingly frustrated and... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Md. businessman's jet, says she paidtime." She said she checked the state's ethics rules before taking the flight
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Md. businessman's jet, says she paid
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 28 days ago
time." She said she checked the state's ethics rules before taking the flight and determined that there was no conflict. Common Cause Maryland, a government watchdog group, commended Pugh for paying for the trip. But the organization's executive... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Maryland businessman's jet, but says she paidtime." She said she checked the state's ethics rules before taking the flight a
Catherine Pugh flew to Las Vegas on Maryland businessman's jet, but says she paid
Baltimore Sun / Posted 29 days ago
time." She said she checked the state's ethics rules before taking the flight and determined there was no conflict. Common Cause Maryland, a government watchdog group, commended Pugh for paying for the trip. But the organization's executive... Read more

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