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Lake Champlain and the high cost of clean water

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Federal government, News, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

The enormous cost of cleaning up Lake Champlain became apparent this week when Vermont Treasurer Beth Pierce announced a multi-million-dollar annual funding plan that would take 20 years to fully realize.

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Johnson seeks GAO review of alleged Social Security ‘shell game’

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“…it appears that little is known about how SSA moves around its hearing workload…”

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Superintendent to angry parents: Take it up with anti-Trump teacher

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Michigan, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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A Michigan school administrator has a message for parents angered over a teacher’s refusal to show President-elect Trump’s inaugural address in class: Take it up with the teacher.

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Presidential candidates missed the most votes in Congress last year

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  Federal government, Florida, Iowa, National, News, Politics & Elections, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The annual report card for the 114th Congress from congressional tracking website govtrack.us shows that the three U.S. senators who tried to move from the Capitol to the White House also missed the most votes in 2016.

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Social Security acting commissioner leaving amid cloud of corruption probes

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Sources say the SSA’s Office of Inspector General, which has been investigating allegations of misconduct for months, is preparing criminal and administrative reports on the probes.

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Student group sues after members arrested for handing out copies of Constitution

By   /  January 18, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, Federal government, First Amendment, Judiciary, Michigan, National, News  /  No Comments

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Free speech policies at Kellogg Community College prevent students from handing out pocket Constitutions in advantageous areas of campus.

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