July 29, 2011

Transparency Review (7/25-7/29)

  • Transparent Nevada continues adding 2010 public employee salary data. This week, Lyon, Mineral, and Storey counties were added, as well as the LVCVA salaries. Continue checking http://transparentnevada.com for updated information.
  • Former North Las Vegas City Councilman Richard Cherchio will challenge his election recount in court. Cherchio lost his Ward 4 election to Wade Wagner by one vote and Cherchio's attorney told the Las Vegas Sun "There's at least one invalid ballot cast in Ward 4."
  • Disgraced Congressman David Wu, D., OR, could receive over $1 million in his congressional pension plan. According to The Oregonian, even though congressional pensions aren't public records, the National Taxpayers Union was able to estimate his pension based on his age, seniority, and life expectancy.