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What’s Up With Baltimore City’s Inspector General?

January 29, 2009
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We can sort of understand why Baltimore Inspector General Hilton Green might not return our calls promptly. In the fall of 2007, we made detailed and critical note of his failure to follow up on the fairly rampant, fairly blatant phenomenon of building inspectors not doing anything much about shoddy construction, damage to neighboring...
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We Feed Dead People

December 13, 2007
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The Office of Legislative Audits posted a gem last week: 34 pages examining the checks and balances on the state’s welfare overseers. You can find the whole thing here, but the highlight is this: Food stamps and welfare checks went out to hundreds of deceased recipients for several years. According to the audit, the...
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