Democrats don’t like them. Republicans buried them. Election officials complain they cost more. How to put a price on a democratic republic?Read More →
“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.”Read More →
The Biloxi Shuckers will make unwitting suckers of local taxpayers if the team’s new stadium isn’t ready in time for opening day April 21.Read More →
On paper, Virginia’s laws against rogue contractors appear ironclad. In reality, the regulations look more like Swiss cheese — and taxpayers are losing out.Read More →
In an interview Tuesday, President Obama posited that federal courts “will have something to say” to Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore in his stance against same-sex marriage.Read More →
A Federal Election Commission hearing Wednesday originally scheduled to take public comments on a U.S. Supreme Court decision expanding money in politics has grown into a catch-all session on political speech regulation.
But the lineup of campaign finance expert witnesses called to address the commission – and the timing of their appearances – has some wondering whether the deck is stacked in favor of the “dark money” conspiracistsRead More →