Controversial lawyer Steven Donziger will appear as a panelist Friday at Harvard Law School.
It’s like winning the lottery without buying a ticket. But, odds are, you may never see the payout.
The Minnesota Commerce Department holds a $650 million jackpot of unclaimed property — mainly lost funds held by the state — waiting for tens of thousands of Minnesotans to redeem.
It’s not the government’s money. State law requires the unclaimed cash to be kept in perpetuity for the rightful owner. The state contracts with the Missing Money website to connect people with their unclaimed money, but few Minnesotans hear about it.
Add an election that could cost in the millions to the taxpayer tab from Aaron Schock’s fall from grace.
Amid aging campuses and sagging performance, Virginia’s capital city could add its third and largest charter school next year. The Metropolitan Preparatory Academy won provisional approval from the Richmond School Board to launch a charter for African-American males in grades 6-12.
A private company is operating many of Virginia’s thoroughfares, but that doesn’t mean it can charge drivers thousands of dollars in unexpected fines and penalties.
An attorney for a North Dakota Highway Patrol trooper who resigned earlier this week amid accusations he was faking tickets says an arrest and ticket quota policy is to blame, but the law enforcement agency says that policy doesn’t exist.
We know Milwaukee charter school students are outperforming their traditional public school peers.
So why are charter schools, which really are public schools, being funded at significantly lower rates than traditional schools in the Milwaukee Public Schools system?
By Evan Grossman | Watchdog.org
The School District of Philadelphia does not have enough books for students.
And it doesn’t seem to care.
The district does not supply some schools with basic necessities like toilet paper and textbooks. Yet it does nothing to direct tens of thousands of books donated to Philly schools each year to places where […]
A gun control bill that began as universal background checks on firearm purchases has morphed into a controversial measure about stigmatizing mentally ill Vermonters.
Yet again, the fate of police surveillance in Virginia rests in the hands of Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and he’s made it clear he sides with law enforcement over civil liberties advocates.
An 89-year-old Edwards doctor who was threatened with the loss of his medical license for practicing medicine out of his car will keep his license.
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The West Rankin Utility Authority won a key battle Tuesday in its fight to build a new wastewater treatment plant and leave Jackson’s aging facility.