Tag Archives: nctd

PACs back incumbents; how to cancel an election

PACs back incumbents; how to cancel an election

There’s just no loyalty these days. Our intrepid data reporter Joe Yerardi found that all-in-all, an even 100 PACs that contributed to Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray in 2012 are donating to Democratic Congressman Scott Peters this election cycle. Why? According to one expert, the power of incumbency — the ability to make policy — is driving this mass PAC defection ... Read More »

NCTD Chief Answers Questions About Agency Turnover

NCTD Chief Answers Questions About Agency Turnover

The North County Transit District has gone through a major transition since Matthew Tucker was hired as executive director just more than five years ago. News reports by KPBS media partner, inewsource, have revealed a troubled public agency that has problems with its contractors and is now seeing an unusually high turnover of its management staff. As inewsource reports: NCTD ... Read More »

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