Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Arizona, now says letters he sent wanting communications from seven climate scientists was an “overreach” but he still wants the scientists’ funding information.Read More →
Nanny of the Week: Georgia lawmaker wants to ban mermaids, werewolves, other fictional creatures from real life
Part 34 of 35 in the series Nanny State of the Week
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
A lawmaker in Georgia wants to ban mermaids, centaurs, werewolves and other half-human, half-animal creatures that don’t exist.
But he’s not talking about banning them from bookshelves or theater screens. No, state Rep. Tom Kirby, R-Gwinnett, is proposing legislation that would […]
American Federation of Teachers recently endorsed a transgender advocacy campaign asserting men should be permitted in women’s restrooms, and vice versa.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
While government agencies snoop into the private lives of Americans, Congress maintains a stone wall around trillions of dollars in public contracts.
Just before their Christmas break, lawmakers quietly renewed the Comprehensive Subcontracting Plan Test Program, a oxymorically titled law that blocks disclosure of Pentagon spending.
The only thing “comprehensive” about the program […]
As inevitably as night follows day, lawsuits follow the establishment or expansion of school choice programs.
This year proved no exception.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
While Chris Christie has been vocal during a 19-state campaign trip that ends today, his staff has little to say about who pays for the New Jersey governor’s extensive political travels.
Christie’s office claims it has no records, emails or correspondence concerning the trips, and that it is exempt from […]