By Arthur I. Cyr | for Wisconsin Reporter
KENOSHA — “A real and clear danger” is how United States Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on April 3 described North Korea. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se have held a joint news conference in Washington, D.C., to emphasize military and [...]
By Nic Norton | The Arkansas Project
Arkansas As the Advance Arkansas Institute kicks off its Medicaid town hall tour across the state, AAI has released a new scientific poll on the “private option” plan. The Senate passed the plan on Friday, although the results of this survey suggest that a 75 percent vote (which will [...]
By Warren Duffy |Cal Watchdog
Just a few years ago…
In 2005, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proclaimed of the alleged threat of global warming, “I say the debate is over. . . . We know the science, we see the threat, and we know the time for action is now.”
Along with then-Assembly Speaker Fabio Nunez, Schwarzenegger drafted legislation that became [...]
By Ron Aiken | The Nerve
In the blink of an eye Thursday on a conference call behind closed doors in the South Carolina Department of Commerce’s 16th-floor office, up to $8 million in taxpayer-backed incentives were doled out to some of the state’s largest corporations with no members of the public and only The Nerve present.
The money [...]
By Jack Spencer | Michigan Capitol Confidential
Wayne State University helped unions dodge Michigan’s right-to-work law without getting much in return for its students or taxpayers.
That’s the initial analysis from the chairman of the House panel that recommends how much funding each university should get from the state.
“I didn’t see anything that looked like real savings,” Rep. [...]