State Oversight

Utah commission under scrutiny in push for lands control

"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."

CfA Calls on Utah Lands Commission to Disclose Interactions With Its Lawyers

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.

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.

CfA Asks Oregon Attorney General to Investigate Solar Industry

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.

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