root out :
- v pull up by or as if by the roots
- v destroy completely, as if down to the roots
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- Monahan named new head of embattled DTA
The state’s embattled Department of Transitional Assistance has removed the interim tag from Commissioner Stacey Monahan’s job title, formally naming her to head an agency that has come under heavy fire over its ability to root out fraud. Monahan, who replaced Daniel Curley in February in the wake of a damning Inspector General report, officially takes over just weeks after state Auditor Suzanne ...
June 11, 2013 - Boston Herald
- Onondaga County DA says 'there's a cancer in the state Legislature'
Evoking a Watergate-era quote, Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick says "There's a cancer in the state Legislature." He and the other 61 district attorneys statewide support a bill to give them more power to root out government corruption.
June 11, 2013 - CNYCentral.com