The record of success is uneven. The stock price is sinking in a morass of government scrutiny and media skepticism. The hype machine is running on fumes.
The Pierce County Council today will take up an amended ethics measure that would regulate lobbyists and require county department heads and others to disclose personal finances.
The Pierce County Council this week will consider a sweeping ethics reform plan that would regulate lobbyists and require some public and private officials to disclose personal financial information.
When the Pierce County Council suspended funding for Prometa – a drug treatment for addicts – County Executive John Ladenburg accused some on the council of playing politics.
The Federal Way City Council has approved spending $20,000 for a trial of the controversial Prometa drug treatment program, for which neighboring Pierce County recently cut funding.
Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg’s last-ditch effort to save funding for the Prometa drug treatment program did not sway the County Council.
Take the marketing out of the Prometa program” (11-18) is now a second fair and balanced editorial in The News Tribune on this important subject. It’s been carefully and thoughtfully written and wrestles with some delicate issues within this story that seem to generate more heat than light.
Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg approved a measure Thursday that suspends current funding for the controversial Prometa drug-treatment program.
The Pierce County Council seems poised to end all funding for the controversial Prometa drug-treatment program in the wake of a public hearing on the program Wednesday.
Take 40 drug addicts, slot them into an experimental treatment program and measure the results. Sounds simple, right?
Pierce County Executive John Ladenburg is threatening to veto a County Council decision to suspend funding for the Prometa drug-treatment program.
Public records show state Rep. Dennis Flannigan apparently violated state campaign finance laws by failing to disclose his stake in a company that benefited from public funding he helped secure.
The first study comparing a new addiction treatment, Prometa, to a placebo was released Thursday by Hythiam, the Santa Monica, Calif., company that owns the rights to Prometa.
Two Pierce County Council members want to boost disclosure requirements in the county’s ethics code in light of the recent revelation that several officials held stock in a company for whose product they helped secure public funding.
Pierce County Alliance officials on Wednesday responded to criticism of a controversial, expensive drug treatment called Prometa, after an audit released Tuesday found no evidence the treatment works.
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