Delaware County citizens are not the lone ranger in the quest for honest and good government. We are not the only people in this nation wondering about how the money is spent.
An interesting audio clip about a small city in California where the citizens began to band together and attend city council meetings and ask questions. Please take a few minutes to listen to the short three-minute audio clip. Pay particular attention to the man and his advise to all people in every city or town.
Bell, California officials arrested reported on NPR ` Morning Edition September 22, 2010. Click here for the audio clip.
“The blue-collar municipality of 37,000 mostly Latino residents is one of a cluster of small cities southeast of Los Angeles that has been wracked by corruption scandals for years.
“This is corruption on steroids,” said Los Angeles County District Attorney Steve Cooley, who filed the charges Tuesday. At a news conference, Mr. Cooley said more charges could be filed as the probe continues. He said the officials could face a range of sentences if convicted, and promised “substantial prison time for the worst offenders.”
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