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Local Government: February 26, 2013

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Israeli mayors are making apparently improper use of public funds to promote themselves via friendly billboards, particularly when seeking reelection. Among those accused of this practice are the mayors of Kfar-Saba, Hod HaSharon, and Givataim. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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February 26th, 2013 at 12:21 pm

Local Government: December 25, 2012

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The State Comptroller, retired judge Yosef Shapira, faults elected officials and public servants with meddling in the work of municipal prosecutors’ departments.  Among the cities in which these violations occured are Nazereth-Illit, Carmiel, and Beer-Sheva. (Haaretz)

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Political: March 23, 2012‎

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Dr. Michal Dachoach Halevi, a senior executive in the local government unit of the state comptroller and ombudsman, claims that a grave state comptroller report she composed was not published because of a credit dispute. According to her, her superior Tamar Menes decided to bury the report in order to harm her professional reputation.

(Hebrew)

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March 23rd, 2012 at 9:43 am

Local Government: June 15, 2011

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Supreme Court justices ruled that the authorities have promoted development work in Wadi Hilweh in the town Silwan, without going through the required planning procedures, and while harming the quality of life of the local Palestinian residents.

(Hebrew)

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June 15th, 2011 at 1:58 pm

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