Johnny Kampis is a content editor at, and is helping to start the organization’s Alabama Watchdog bureau in his home state. Johnny previously worked in the newspaper industry and as a freelance writer, and has been published in The New York Times, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Eat my shorts! Bart Simpson takes on teacher unions

By   /  December 3, 2014  /  Labor, National, News  /  No Comments

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Teacher unions finally met a foe they couldn’t conquer in the form of the yellow, spiky haired Bart Simpson.

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EPA regs to boost Alabamians’ power costs $800 annually

By   /  November 27, 2014  /  Alabama, News  /  No Comments

Might want to turn down your thermostats Alabamians, because your power bills are going up.

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Alabama’s GOP election winners dominated in fundraising

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Alabama, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Show me the money and I’ll show you the winner.

Not only did Republicans win all six statewide races in Alabama in the general election, but they also far outraised their Democratic opponents.

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Amend this! Bloated Alabama Constitution gets bloatier

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Alabama, News  /  No Comments

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The results of the 2014 general election mean an Alabama Constitution ready to bust out of its binding grows even larger.

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Bureaucrats behaving badly: Alabama VA officials slammed in annual ‘Wastebook’

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Alabama, Government Waste, News  /  No Comments

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The Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System was cited not once, not twice, but three times in a retiring conservative U.S. senator’s annual study on government waste and abuse.

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Uber drivers in Auburn could face arrest

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  Alabama, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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If Auburn residents are driving for Uber, as company officials claim, they risk arrest like their counterparts in Tuscaloosa.

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