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Resource ID: #24592
Subject: State Government
Source: WBNS-TV (Columbus, Ohio)
Date: 01/12/2009; 03/20/2009; 05/15/2009; 07/29/2009; 10/16/2009; 12/18/2009



This series found “one of the largest state agencies involved in a pattern of apparent abuse of state tax dollars and power”. This series revealed a number of things, including expensive parties at the taxpayers' expense while employees were being laid off, friends of officials buying state-made furniture for less than state agencies were paying for it, and firing workers for a number of violations and then hiring them back within weeks or months.

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