Rex Sinquefield, who has been described as a "new American oligarch," has reported spending almost $9.5 million on Missouri state politics in 2014 alone, bringing Sinquefield's total spending in the state to nearly $41 million since 2006.
Outsourcing America Exposed
Wisconsin and the privatizing giant Maximus Inc. have a long and very troubled history, but breaking up, it seems, is hard to do.
Pennsylvania's Office of General Counsel "serves as the Governor's in-house legal counsel," providing "expert, responsive and cost-effective legal services ... for the benefit of the public."
There's a lot of money at stake in Ohio charter schools, which as a group will receive almost $900 million in 2014. Charters get about $7,200 per student in taxpayer funding, compared to about $3,500 per student in traditional public schools.
When he was elected in 2010, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback began to slash core government services and privatize the rest.
Around the world, private firms have been given "carte blanche rights to mine local groundwater supplies at the expense of local populations..."
Florida inmates have been dying in droves since the state privatized prison health care.
Ideological slogans often trump facts when it comes to the outsourcing of public services.
Maggots, drug smuggling, sex with inmates. Plus, shocking new allegations of a murder-for-hire plot in Michigan as the media digs deeper into that state’s failed outsourcing of prison services.
The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released a new report today, "EXPOSED: America's Highest Paid Government Workers."