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Deranged

This is not the first time that the Iowa Department of Corrections (DOC) was under fire for the mismanagement of the Critical Care Unit (CCU) at Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison. Continue reading

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Open Records Have Limits

Fawkes-Lee & Ryan spoke to the Iowa Public Information Board this afternoon (6/19/14).  Below is our comments. Before the Iowa Public Information Board June 19, 2014 I am Marty Ryan and I represent Fawkes-Lee & Ryan, a “web-based, service-oriented, grassroots … Continue reading

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Suicide by Cop; The Sequel

There is so much wrong with this story. Continue reading

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Time to cut the strings

The CBCs must depend upon the DOC efforts at the Capitol to gain anything beyond federal funding. Does anyone see a conflict of interest here?
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Anderson v. State

Anderson’s probation was revoked after a naked 16-year-old girl was found under a bed in his home. Continue reading

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Ethics Board Stumbles Over Right & Wrong

If you were to guess which state agency represented the best example of transparent government the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board (IECDB) would, or should, be toward the top of the list.  Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Last month, … Continue reading

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