Tag: Corruption

Candland Tries to Pay Political Vendor with County Funds

We reported on Friday that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland had hypocritically criticized the School Board for spending $4,000 in a mailing to the entire school district, while his office had spent $2,500 of county funds on a robocall/tele-town hall for just his district. But as we looked further at the details of his December 2015

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Foreman Using Taxpayer Resources for Political Smears and Endorsements Ahead of Dumfries Town Election?

It’s another one of those hard-to-believe stories. Incumbent Dumfries Mayor Gerald M. Foreman allegedly posted on doors throughout the town a letter dated April 29, 2016, in which he both endorsed and disparaged several candidates for the Dumfries Town Council ahead of tomorrow’s town elections. Nothing new there, right? Except he did it on Dumfries

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More Candland QBE Hypocricy

After last Tuesday’s Board of County Supervisors meeting we received a number of ‘inquiries” expressing outrage that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would vociferously argue for cuts to schools and other county priorities after he cast votes involving taxpayer funds that directly financially benefited QBE CEO Shawn Landry, the chairman of the Candland-support organization Rise Up

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Pete Candland’s QBE/Corruption Conundrum

How do you think Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland would have reacted if he had discovered that another sitting supervisor had voted multiple times in support of deals involving taxpayer funds and a privately-held for profit corporation founded and run by the chairman and chief benefactor of an organization set up to market and support that

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Haddow-Candland Cabal Freakin’ Out about Candland’s $3 Million Gaffe

If we weren’t talking about serious dollars it would be funny. The Haddow-Candland cabal is freaking out and has gone into full blown damage-control mode after the disclosure that Candland’s partisanship and a conflict of interest cost taxpayers $3 million. It’s a particularly stinging blow for Candland after he tried to savage the school system

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Pete Candland’s Partisanship and Conflict of Interest Cost Taxpayer $3 Million

We recently discovered that Gainesville Supervisor Pete Candland’s political games with School Board Chair Ryan Sawyers pre-date Sawyers’s election and appear to have cost Prince William County taxpayers somewhere in the neighborhood of $3 million. The striking disclosure seems to reveal another example of Candland’s hypocrisy, selling out the taxpayer to satisfy partisan political goals

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