Today I want to give a shout out Bacon’s Rebellion.
The blog is dedicated to covering Virginia; especially infastructure, transportation and taxes. Bacon’s Rebellion has a few contributors but the person I have highlighted the most is James Bacon.
I like the post about a fellow transparency advocate retiring. The post about the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority lobbying for more state money with state money; is a great example of how some potential conflicts of interest can fall through the cracks. Even if using public money to lobby for more public money isn’t illegal it should be questioned and blogs are the perfect place for that kind of digging.
Bacon’s Rebellion’s posts are always thoughtful and focused on how best to deal with the nuts and bolts that make up Virginia.