By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – Responding Wednesday to allegations she was fired from her family’s firm in the 1990s, Mary Burke now says she was a victim of downsizing at Trek Bicycle Corp.
Three-fourths of New Jersey’s county sheriffs are two-timing taxpayers and state pension funds.
The failed launch and fiery explosion at the Wallops Island spaceport this week could blow up Virginia’s projected financial windfall at the commercial site.
Former U.S. senator Kay Bailey Hutchison sits on a committee tasked with finding the next president of the University of Texas, after Bill Powers submitted his resignation in July amid a scandal over favoritism shown to lawmakers in the admissions process.
Internet “fast lanes” are a “phantasm,” Verizon told a top senator Wednesday.
St. Paul may be predictably progressive, but the powers at City Hall enthusiastically embrace the “1 percent.”
The 1 percent, that is, of costs automatically taken off the top of local government construction projects, under a city ordinance mandating taxpayer-funded public art.
Form counts as much as function in city infrastructure projects.
Officials in one Tennessee county formed an audit committee in 2013, but committee members haven’t bothered to meet, according to an audit state Comptroller Justin Wilson released Wednesday.
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – In attempting to explain her two-year work hiatus in the early to mid-1990s, Democratic candidate for governor Mary Burke has said that she was just burnt out after an intense period of leading European operations for Trek Bicycle Corp., her family’s Waterloo-based company.
By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org
One day after billionaire Tom Steyer welcomed the Democratic Party elite into his home for a $400,000 fundraiser, he was jetting cross-country to meet with fellow billionaire George Soros and a top Obama aide in the West Wing of the White House.
It was Feb. 20, and the two-hour [...]
The Grammy Museum Mississippi received $1.2 million in federal and $6 million in state funds to build an $18 million museum in Cleveland, Miss.
The wording of an amendment to the New Mexico Constitution has supporters worried about its passage.
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The city of Leawood is using the full power of the law to protect property values from the threat of, uh, free cabinet-sized libraries.
A municipal statute designed to ban all detached structures is being levied against Leawood residents Brian and Sarah Collins after their 9-year-old son, Spencer, worked with his dad and grandpa to build the Little Free Library as a Mother’s Day gift.
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Nevada Taxicab Authority officials cited Uber drivers and the AG obtained a court order to stop the company from offering its innovative service in Nevada.
A bill was signed permitting California community colleges to award bachelor’s degrees in vocational fields which typically only offer associate degrees.
Brad Matthews | WatchdogWire.com
Embattled Judge Tracie Hunter was suspended without pay from her position Tuesday, by the Ohio State Supreme Court after her conviction on Oct. 14 on charges of unlawful interest in a public contract.
She had been suspended with pay in January, when her she was indicted.
While the jury returned a decision on the unlawful interest [...]
Bill Clinton uses the same message he has used for other candidates, personalizing his speech to Tom Wolf, and keeping in step with his folksy brand.
Democrats at the state fair in North Carolina put up a deceptive poster showing a decline in teacher pay by leaving out the last three years of an upswing.
A secret Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife map obtained by Watchdog Wire purports to show locations of the newly federally protected pocket gopher.