Despite charges, McGuiness ranks second nationally on transparency reports

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Auditor Kathy McGuiness’s office currently ranks second nationally in the number of reports shared publicly on the federal government’s Oversight.gov website.  The site contains publicly accessible reports, investigations and recommendations from state and local inspection offices and is managed by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. Shiji Thomas, spokesperson for the National …

Judge issues gag order over McGuiness case

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Prosecution and defense attorneys will no longer be able to comment publicly on the McGuiness case. Those involved in State Auditor Kathy McGuiness’s criminal proceedings will no longer be able to comment publicly on the case after Superior Court Judge William Carpenter issued a gag order on Nov. 4.  The order prevents both defense and prosecution from making extrajudicial statements …

House, Senate seek advice on McGuiness removal, but fail to finish job

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Two separate resolutions passed in the House and Senate requesting the Delaware Supreme Court issue an advisory opinion on the General Assembly’s authority to remove indicted State Auditor Kathy McGuiness.  The auditor was indicted in October on a slew of felony and misdemeanor corruption charges alleging nepotism, fraud, theft and witness intimidation. She has pled not guilty to all charges. …