Peter Gariepy: Electing better leaders starts with requiring greater financial transparency | Opinion

Eighteenth-century French diplomat Joseph de Maistre famously articulated, “In a democracy, individuals get the leaders they deserve.” In mild of The New York Instances’ latest protection and Enterprise Insider’s ongoing “Conflicted Congress” investigation into violations of 2012’s STOCK Act, electing higher leaders can begin with requiring higher monetary transparency to shortly reveal potential conflicts of … Read more

Florida lawmaker sues DeSantis to block future migrant flights from the border

State Sen. Jason Pizzo, a Miami Democrat, contends that DeSantis illegally misspent taxpayer {dollars} by flying migrants from San Antonio to the Massachusetts island. Lawmakers this previous yr accepted $12 million for a program to move migrants however the state funds specified the cash was to relocate “unauthorized aliens from this state.” On Wednesday, Pizzo … Read more