The Heidi Group may have violated criminal laws by failing to execute its state contracts and may have violated its nonprofit tax status by conducting prohibited activities.
"The Washington, D.C.-based Campaign for Accountability on Thursday called on the co-chairs of Utah’s Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands to produce a full review of expenditures and accused the commission of allowing the $2 million set aside for the project to become 'a slush fund.' The group said its numerous public records requests have been denied."
On September 7, 2017, Campaign for Accountability called on the Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands to release all communications, documents, and invoices submitted by its law firm, Davillier Law Group, LLC. Press reports and public documents indicate the Commission has continued to work with Davillier, but the Commission has refused to release any documents or invoices prepared by the law firm.
"This year, the Legislature set aside $100,000 to defend Sen. Jennifer Fielder, R-Thompson Falls, after she and the state were sued for failing to release some of her emails after more than a year had passed since being requested by the nonprofit Campaign for Accountability."
In dozens of complaints filed with the Oregon Attorney General’s Office, customers reported being mistreated by companies selling or leasing rooftop solar panels. If solar energy is going to expand responsibly, the industry’s transgressors need to be held accountable.
Last November, Floridians voted down a controversial ballot measure that would have limited expansion of rooftop solar panels. While voters declared their support for green energy, the industry’s customers have been telling a different story.
Our Executive Director, Daniel Stevens, writes about Republican megadonor David Humphreys' ties to the Missouri state legislature in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch column.
Campaign for Accountability Files Complaint With U.S. Attorney Against Missouri State Sen. Ron Richard
On April 19, 2017, CfA filed a complaint with Acting U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Missouri Tom Larson requesting an investigation into whether Missouri State Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard violated federal law by accepting a $100,000 campaign contribution in return for legislative assistance.
On March 29, 2017, CfA asked Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to open an investigation into companies that offer residential solar panels in Oregon. A review of consumer complaints filed with the Oregon Attorney General’s Office reveals many of these companies have engaged in false and misleading acts in the marketing and sale or lease of solar panels, in apparent violation of Oregon law.