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Seen the light? Ohio Gov. Kasich says Bible supports Obamacare

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Matthew 25 includes a call for more entitlement spending and provides biblical justification for Obamacare, according to Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

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Got a student loan? The government is putting your data at risk

Education  |  4:00 am

By Bre Payton | Watchdog.org
If you have a federal student loan, your private information is in danger.
And it seems the federal government really doesn’t give a damn.
If you slip into default on your promised repayments, the Federal Student Loan Administration gives your data to a pool of private companies that collect the debt.
Some of those companies […]

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Philadelphia sizes up more charter schools

Education  |  4:00 am

The School District of Philadelphia could be on the verge of a historic expansion of the city’s charter school program.

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School choice scholarships pick up steam in Virginia

Virginia  |  4:00 am

Virginia has long received poor marks for its approach to school choice. Those marks, however, could be ready to trend upward.

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Virginia bill would bar ‘backdoor energy tax’

Energy and Environment  |  4:00 am

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. – Warning an Obama administration “Clean Power Plan” would sharply increase Virginians’ electric rates, Republican lawmakers want to put themselves between the Environmental Protection Agency and Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Targeting both the EPA and the state’s Department of Environmental Quality, Senate Bill 1442 would require General Assembly […]

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Rejected fracking ban may cost NM county ‘hundreds of thousands’ in legal fees

Energy and Environment  |  4:00 am

After seeing its controversial fracking ban tossed out of court, the taxpayers of Mora County may be on the hook for thousands of dollars in legal fees

Photo courtesy Pelican Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors' Facebook page.

Louisiana school choice program gets kids out of desks, onto true callings

Louisiana  |  4:00 am

Baton Rouge resident Courtland Benedict said going to school, traditionally involving students sitting in desks all day, always came hard to him.

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When the levy breaks? NM legislator proposes eliminating almost all taxes

New Mexico  |  4:00 am

State Sen. Bill Sharer claimed that New Mexico could eliminate almost every tax currently levied by reforming the way it levies the Gross Receipts Tax..

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Vermont senate leader misfires with gun control pitch at massive gun rally

Vermont  |  January 28, 2015

Speaking at a large pro-gun rally at the Vermont statehouse Tuesday, state Sen. John Campbell told law-abiding Vermonters they would need to undergo criminal background checks before buying guns.

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Idaho senators approve ‘big’ hikes in birth and death certificate costs

Idaho  |  January 28, 2015

Idaho families bringing a life into this world or mourning the loss of a loved one will soon have to pay more for vital state records that accompany those events.

If elected state treasurer, Matt Adamczyk vows to eliminate the state treasurer's office and expose government waste.

Wisconsin treasurer fulfills campaign pledge by laying off staff

Wisconsin  |  January 28, 2015

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Newly elected state Treasurer Matt Adamczyk ran on a campaign pledge of cutting 80 percent from a $545,000 annual budget. A few weeks into his first and supposed only term, he has, through lay-offs, already gotten rid of his two-member staff.

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Remy goes hard at Obamacare, #Grubergate and Lena Dunham

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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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