Plowing the ground for Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid, Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoed an election-reform bill that leaves a gaping hole for absentee-ballot abuse in Virginia.
Somewhere along the line, the Small Business Administration got big.
The volume in Minnesota of $1 million plus SBA-backed loans, which fell during the recession, has rebounded, according to “OpenTheBooks.com,” a new online tool for tracking federal outlays.
Seven-figure SBA-insured loans went to 151 Minnesota companies in 2013, compared to 75 in 2009. Altogether, 865 such loans have flowed to Minnesota businesses since 2007, according to the federal database.
Minnesota’s million-dollar loan list includes a dog spa, craft brewery, plastic surgeon, golf course, car-racing team, hotel chains, bowling alleys and chic restaurants. Private equity firms since 2007 have received a total of more than $500 million to further the SBA’s call to “start, build and grow businesses.”
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org
Two state lawmakers trying to make new laws regulating political speech in Texas aren’t all that clear about the laws that already exist.
A hearing last week by the House State Affairs Committee on four new bills to regulate political speech confirmed the authors of those bills don’t have a firm grasp of […]
Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s defense of Obamacare at an exclusive New York City event on Wednesday has left-wing pundits singing Kasich’s praises.
Small oil companies have had to cut costs and enhance efficiency to survive in the current, low-price environment.
Mississippi’s website for online spending transparency earned a C-plus grade from a recently-released report.
The Nebraska State Patrol assigned extra security at the state capitol Thursday and Friday in the wake of Sen. Ernie Chambers’ controversial comments comparing police to ISIS terrorists.
Despite sparse attendance, the details of a new transit plan will affect hundreds of thousands of taxpayers in a Tampa Bay-area county.
On New Orleans’ famed Bourbon Street, well-dressed men in front of strip clubs beckon you inside.
A newspaper story about a group of culinary students has limited the types of food they can prepare.
The Vermont House of Representatives on Thursday voted for a budget plan that praises sustainable spending but violates it yet another year.
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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.