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Moving study shows Americans flock to states with less burdensome taxes

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Migration patterns for 2016 show that Americans tended to move away from high-tax states and into states where residents keep more of what they earn.

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Published on: January 16, 2017

Nanny State of the Week: Public housing should go to the dogs

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Animal welfare organizations are raising the alarm at proposed rules announced by the District of Columbia Housing Aut ...
Published on: January 16, 2017

Marquette says John McAdams’ suspension to continue until he apologizes

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"It really is a matter of principle. I'm not going to let the bastards get rid of me," McAdams said.
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Published on: January 15, 2017


Complaint of Milwaukee County legal corruption referred to attorney general, litigant says

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“This is clear-cut misconduct in public office and bribery,” he said.
Published on: January 13, 2017

This senator could help colleges regain some sanity

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This senator wants to remind colleges that due process rights are also civil rights.
Published on: January 13, 2017
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Vermont lawmakers aim to delay Act 46

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Lawmakers are proposing to delay Act 46 for one year, claiming the state has not given local boards the tools to successfully cut ...
Published on: January 13, 2017

High court hears arguments on whether UT can bury investigation

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There was no “you can’t handle the truth” moment, but there should have been, as UT’s case comes down to a similar premise ...
Published on: January 11, 2017
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Feel-good sanctuary city status comes with risk for East Montpelier

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East Montpelier is the latest Vermont community to consider sanctuary city status for illegal immigrants, mostly as a political st ...
Published on: January 12, 2017

State economist: 70 percent of Florida’s economic incentive programs losing money

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The debate over whether Florida should change its economic development policies reached its first legislative committee of 2017 th ...
Published on: January 12, 2017
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Oconomowoc schools comms director placed on paid administrative leave

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“Ms. Winckler has been placed on Administrative Leave while the School District considers the legal and personnel implications o ...
Published on: January 13, 2017
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Paxton prosecutors’ bill hits $575,000

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The court-appointed prosecutors in the Ken Paxton case have submitted new invoices that bring their compensation to date to $575,1 ...
Published on: January 13, 2017

Daughter of Brown v. Board plaintiff explains why she supports charter schools

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Cheryl Brown Henderson, daughter of Oliver Brown,  the lead plaintiff in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case that led ...
Published on: January 16, 2017


DHS shuts down aerial surveillance on border photo

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security quietly shut down Operation Phalanx, an aerial surveillance program that interc ...
Published on: November 18, 2016

Left rage attempts to trump free speech at UW-Madison

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“If you want to talk, talk. If you want to shout, then get the hell out,” he told the protesters. “At least wait u ...
Published on: November 17, 2016

Social Security whistleblower: ‘Everything has been compromised’

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The records have been “paraded about the office by an employee,” the source said.
Published on: November 16, 2016

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