Slush Fund

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Name: Slush Fund
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Campaigns attack opponent's ethics

ILLINOIS - This year's governor's race is now asking who's more ethical? each candidate has released ads this month to paint the other as corrupt.Republican Bruce Rauner continues to hammer Governor Pat Quinn for his association with the IDOT patronage ... [Published WCIA 3 - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Pat Quinn, Ethical, Attack
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

No place for union protection rackets

LAST week, former prime minister Julia Gillard, wearing a tailored white jacket, calmly and method­ically answered a number of ­questions put to her at the hearing of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption…Here was a fund set ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 3 reports

HSU head Diana Asmar denies getting slush fund cash from now state MP Cesar Melhem

The head of a conflict-plagued Health Services Union branch in Victoria, Diana Asmar, has denied receiving tens of thousands of dollars from a slush fund run by current state MP, Cesar Melhem.Mr Melhem told the royal commission into union corruption this ... [Published WA Today - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 4 reports

AFF Ad Campaign: Padilla's Slush Fund

DES MOINES, IowaNick Ryan, Founder of the American Future Fund, said: "Governor Padilla presides over a system that punishes critics and rewards cronies through his control of billions of dollars in a shadowy and politically-controlled institution known ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

North Korea’s secret slush fund is running out of illicit ways to make money

A secretive North Korean government division that funds the lavish lifestyle of North Korea’s inner circle may be running into financial trouble. Since the 1970s, the innocuously named Office 39 has made money for the country’s communist elites, through ... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

More subpoenas for Quinn's anti-violence program

at 11:13 AM CDTCHICAGO -- Federal authorities have subpoenaed more records linked to Governor Pat Quinn's troubled Neighborhood Recovery Initiative in Chicago.Critics have called the $54 million plan a political slush fund started before the 2010 election. ... [Published Central illinois News Center - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Activist sues government for information on how secret fund was used

OSAKA – A member of a citizens’ group based in Osaka filed a lawsuit against the central government on Wednesday seeking information on the use of the Cabinet Secretariat’s secret fund in 2013.In the suit filed with the Osaka District Court, the plaintiff ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 6 reports

Union bosses’ $1m slushie fund

John Setka. Source: HeraldSun Daniel Andrews. Picture: Hamish Blair Source: HeraldSun Bill Oliver. Picture: Mike Keating Source: News Corp Australia Prev of 3Next A SLUSH fund controlled by CFMEU officials skimmed 20 per cent of the cost of every soft ... [Published Herald Sun - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 4 reports

This is the secret North Korean office that runs Kim Jong Un's slush fund

North Korean defectors have provided details about how they unwittingly created Kim Jong Il's "slush fund" — a system that they say is still used by his son, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.The North Korean government division Office 39 "underwrites ... [Published The Week Magazine - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

HP fined US$108m for bribery, including luxury Las Vegas trips

Hewlett-Packard has been fined US$108 million (£66.8m) for bribing government officials with cash, gifts and luxury trips to securemassive contracts.A long-running investigation conducted by the Department of Justice,international law enforcement partners ... [Published Meetpie - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-speaker pleads guilty in slush fund case

Former Speaker of the Navajo Nation Council Lawrence T. Morgan Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the misuse of discretionary funds while he was in office. ... [Published Pechanga.net - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 6 reports

Slush fund used for elections: Melhem

A union official told an inquiry that money from a union slush fund was used to finance union elections. On 15 September 2014, the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption heard evidence from former Australian Workers' Union official ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"I think as a strategy it doesn't help either candidate all that much because it invites blowback, it invites criticism of your own record and your own ethical stances."
To be an effective leader, Haggart, a retired businessman and former longtime councillor, said "what you need to know is how to listen and how to ask questions."
She lightly brushed aside comments by Mr Leszczynski, a former Greens member, that the right faction was corrupt. "I think that's probably not the worst thing that's been said to me about the right of the ALP."
ILLINOIS - "It does undermine his longstanding attempt to try to be the reformer of"

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AFF Ad Campaign: Padilla's Slush Fund [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 18 2014]
DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Future Fund (AFF), a national 501(c)4 organization, today announced a new advertising campaign in both POLITICO and The Wall Street Journal drawing attention to billions... ...
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HP, Bribes, and an Autonomy Flip [Published Beyond Search - Sep 13 2014]
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