Billionaire green energy activist Tom Steyer may have been shut down in his bid to elect a slate of hand-picked governors and U.S. senators, but don’t count him out just yet.
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – We told somebody something, and that’s good enough.
That’s effectively the line of defense from the state Government Accountability Board in the wake of stunning documents released Friday
By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog
The fight over funding for Mississippi K-12 education is heating up. There’s a ballot initiative and a lawsuit on deck, along with bumper stickers and pithy slogans.
On one side, advocates for higher spending on K-12 claim schools are chronically underfunded. What does that really mean?
Mississippi has a complex, brain-busting funding equation […]
By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — The attack on Sony Pictures and threats to the movie industry cannot be tolerated, one of the nation’s leading security experts says.
Lynn Mattice is president and CEO of the National Economic Security Grid, a non-profit organization focused on educating small and medium sized enterprises on a broad range of threats […]
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — In a hurry this holiday? Beware that Virginia ranks as one of the toughest states on speeders, and police are proud of it.
Driving 20 mph over the speed limit classifies as reckless driving in Virginia law. That offense is not a mere traffic citation, but a Class […]
Ohio’s roaring economy is covering the cost of nearly half a million new Medicaid recipients, according to Gov. John Kasich.
After reviewing a scathing report about its police chief, the Brentwood Borough Council voted to give him a settlement package worth over $200,000 in exchange for him retiring.
Simon Campbell, the president of Pennsylvanians for Union Reform, likes the concept behind paycheck protection legislation. He just has a problem with what Republican lawmakers are calling it now.
It’s often said government should stay out of the bedroom, but the U.S. government is aiming for an even more personal space.
The Ohio Supreme Court sided with Toledo over the adjudication of red light and speed cameras, but not before the legislature acted to restrict the devices.
The city of Philadelphia has dropped its attempt to seize two homes using civil asset forfeiture laws.
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As #Grubergate continues to unfold, Reason.com’s Remy offers up a new video revealing just how President Obama’s administration discussed selling Obamacare to the American people.
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By Izzy Lyman | WatchdogWire.com
Charlie LeDuff, a Fox 2 reporter known for his offbeat exposés, went mano a mano with a Wayne County squatter.
Lynn Arthur Williams Jr., on probation for a felonious assault with a deadly weapon, had taken up residence in a single-family Detroit home bought by Sarah Hamilton-Gilmer.
Hamilton-Gilmer planned on a third-party short sale […]
On the 19th edition of ALEC’s Report Card, Colorado education performance and policies ranked highly among states, with many improvements still to be made.
Denver’s real unemployment rate, like Colorado’s is much higher than the official published figured would indicate.
Westminster, MA will hear public comment to make the town the first municipality in the US to ban the sale of all tobacco products within its borders.
Huntsville schools paid an ex-FBI agent $157,000 to oversee security reforms, including monitoring the social media accounts of the district’s students.
Nevada Republicans made history in the midterm elections, controlling both houses of the Legislature and Governor’s office for the first time since 1929.