By Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog
LINCOLN — With her husband scheduled to speak in Nebraska on Monday, U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, announced today that she is resigning this week and will not run for re-election.
Giffords, who is a Democrat, was shot in the head a year ago during a shooting rampage in a Tuscon strip mall. [...]
National Right to Work Foundation assisting providers in challenging constitutionality
By Tom Steward | Freedom Foundation of Minnesota
ST. PAUL, MN — A group of child care providers from across Minnesota plan to file a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis as soon as today challenging child care unionization on constitutional grounds. Providers told the Freedom [...]
By Matt Willoughby | CIVITAS Review
RALEIGH – Many public school employees joined such organizations as the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE) mainly for the classroom liability insurance. They had dues automatically deducted from their paychecks to pay for it. But beginning in September of 2011 a new statewide insurance policy went into effect for those [...]
By Mark Lisheron
Beginning in 2008, with the economy and unemployment shooting past one another in the wrong directions, some of the highest paid public employees in Texas were enjoying banner years.
A partial review of local public salaries by Sunshine Review found the number of Tarrant County employees making at least $150,000 a year climbed from 13 [...]
By Sam Adolphsen | The Maine Wire
AUGUSTA – What do social justice groups, professional DJs, massage therapists and luxury hotels have to do with affordable housing? That question is one of many which remain unanswered as the Maine State Housing Authority continues to delay the release of key expenditure details more than six months after a Freedom of Access [...]