Government watchdogs face new obstacles

Katherine Barrett, Richard Greene  |  February 11, 2019

There’s little question in our minds that most men and women who work in government are honest, fair and reasonable.  … Still, to paraphrase an early 20th-century humorist, Finley Peter Dunne, “You trust your mother, but you still cut the cards.” … The number of state and local investigative reporters has declined. That adds to the hurdles state and local government oversight groups face in keeping tabs on their agencies, officials and functions.

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