Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Voting machine vendor treated election officials to trips to Vegas, elsewhere

Election Systems and Software, the nation’s largest voting equipment vendor, has for at least nine years coaxed state and local elections officials to serve on an “advisory board” that gathers twice annually in cities across the country for company-sponsored conferences, including one last year at a ritzy Las Vegas resort hotel. One ethics expert said the arrangement is so cozy it "shocks the conscience."

Clean-up continues where Capital Plaza Tower stood for 46 years

Clean-up of the site where the 28-story Capital Plaza Tower stood for 46 years will continue for about 40 more days.