The New Mexico Tourism Department and the city of Santa Fe will put up $50,000 to the producers of the TV reality show, “The Bachelor.”
By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog
TALLAHASSEE — Round two of Obamacare open enrollment is eight weeks away, and the Obama administration is once again spending millions on “navigator” outreach programs.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced last week it’s handing out $60 million in new funding for 90 organizations.
Florida was among the top states, garnering nearly $6.8 [...]
Voter ID opponents have suffered another stunning blow.
By Paul Chesser
A Los Angeles-based advocate for major Hollywood studios paid for most of a hotly challenged study, which credited a significant boost in North Carolina’s economy to special incentives that benefit television and film production companies.
Last week Gov. Pat McCrory announced there would be no additional consideration this year to extend North Carolina’s current [...]
With Virginia set to rake in about $2.4 billion less than state leaders were originally planning to spend over the next two years, Virginia lawmakers will likely be voting on some budget changes in the week ahead. Still, in treating the budget crisis as a revenue problem, state leaders didn’t address some deeper fiscal considerations — like soaring spending, tax preferences and long-term debt.
Florida nonprofits have taken in more than 3,000 unaccompanied minors from Central America who illegally crossed the southern border, but those organizations are being paid handsomely by taxpayers for their charity.
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Jim Jenkins is sometimes described as a wealthy rancher and restaurateur, but his financial disclosure indicate he has substantial liabilities, too. Despite some ups and downs after launching a variety of business ventures in Boston, Chicago and Ohio, Jenkins says he’s a multi-millionaire.
With about $10 billion of debt on the books, Pennsylvania certainly will feel the effects of borrowing in its yearly budget.
The fresh flow of money in politics usually signals that someone has something to gain from a change in laws and policies. But a Vermont senator and organic farmer claims when it comes to mandatory GMO labeling laws, supporters of the policy — typically organic activists — stand to lose. Or at least break even.
Average teacher salaries have dropped in 300 Ohio public school districts since Gov. John Kasich took office in 2011, but have increased in 259 districts.
The Federal Communications Commission received over 3 million comments regarding its authority over the nation’s Internet as the latest special interest battle at the agency concluded Monday.
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Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has been on the business end of numerous barbs and critiques for taking a stand against Obamacare and Medicaid expansion in the Sunflower State.
Those with unwavering faith in the federal government have characterized the conservative governor as an uncaring obstructionist for his opposition, but in an exclusive interview with the Daily Signal, Brownback laid out the argument against Obamacare in his own words.
The city of Leawood is using the full power of the law to protect property values from the threat of, uh, free cabinet-sized libraries.
A municipal statute designed to ban all detached structures is being levied against Leawood residents Brian and Sarah Collins after their 9-year-old son, Spencer, worked with his dad and grandpa to build the Little Free Library as a Mother’s Day gift.
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The Department of Defense has transferred more than $12.4 million worth of surplus military equipment to Maryland law enforcement agencies since 1995.
The Nevada Legislature unanimously passed all four pieces of a massive $1.3 billion incentive package to bring the Tesla Gigafactory to the Silver State.
Under the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, the agency may view Montana’s regulatory progress as a glass half-empty.
Should the public get the details on threats to the governor? The Ohio Supreme Court doesn’t think so.
Gov. Hickenlooper names members of fracking commission. Does it mean more restrictions on fracking, yet protect the interests of the well-off and connected?
Ohio legislators have joined the state in appealing a federal court ruling ordering the state to restore early voting.