The world’s consumption of oil is the equivalent of draining an Olympic-size swimming pool every 15 seconds.
Three Mississippi tax cut plans are competing for passage, with one of them phasing out the state’s income tax and the other the corporate franchise tax.
A New Jersey Watchdog reporter is suing Gov. Chris Christie for records of nearly $800,000 in expenses charged to American Express credit cards for the travel costs of the governor’s state police security detail.
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
NASHVILLE — Each school day, 12-year-old Lily Painter of Franklin wakes up and prepares for class, in a school that’s some 220 miles away in Union County.
Lily has a computer and a web cam, so she’s all set.
Lily is a student at the Tennessee Virtual Academy, a charter school that her mother Christy says is […]
Democrats don’t like them. Republicans buried them. Election officials complain they cost more. How to put a price on a democratic republic?
By Evan Grossman | Watchdog.org
PHILADELPHIA — Opponents in the contentious Philadelphia education debate agree on very little. But the rivals do share common ground on one thing: Pennsylvania must develop a new funding formula for its public schools.
Strong-willed school advocates on both sides of the debate such as Action United, the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, PennCAN […]
“From a layman’s standpoint, it seems to be one of those things that raises a few eyebrows,” Louie Miller, president of the Sierra Club of Mississippi, told Mississippi Watchdog. “What’s going on here? If I was sitting on the Mississippi Public Service Commission, I’d be certainly interested in what this man has to say.”
Pittsburgh’s beloved football team has decided to punt on renewing an agreement that provides fans with free rides to its front door. If the Steelers do not continue to underwrite these fares, ironically, they are the free rider. A “free rider” is an economics term for someone who receives a benefit without contributing to the costs of producing the benefit.
The Pennsylvania state House voted again for liquor privatization, but it’s no lock to become law.
Frst it was there. Then it wasn’t. What seemed like a minor provision in the Ohio biennial transportation budget turned into a big to-do when supporters and opponents learned about it.
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
In the left’s latest assault on the First Amendment, three Democrats on the Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works have sent out 100 letters to free-market think tanks and energy companies asking them to turn over funding records related to any research they’ve conducted on climate change.
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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.