Wisconsin family awaits Supreme Court ruling in property-rights case

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Federal government, News, Regulations, State Government, Wisconsin  /  2 Comments

For more than 40 years, high school government teacher Michael Murr has taught students about the work of the U.S. Supreme Court. On March 20, he and 20 family members saw it first-hand, as the high court heard oral arguments in Murr v. State of Wisconsin and St. Croix County — a property rights case […]

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Report: Pennsylvania illegally funded police with more than $222 million of highway money

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Pennsylvania, Power Abuse, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Pennsylvania violated its state constitution last fiscal year by diverting more than $222.2 million away from state roads and giving it to the state police.

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Vermont Senate Finance Committee approves $2 overnight occupancy fee

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Governor, Jobs + Growth, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Vermont Senate Finance Committee on Thursday approved a $2 overnight occupancy fee, defying Republican Gov. Phil Scott’s request for no new taxes and fees this year.

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Commentary: Tammy Baldwin special guest at liberal ‘dark money’ summit

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal government, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Baldwin was honored Wednesday at the “GiveGreen” reception honoring “climate champions” during the left’s “dark money” fest.

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Senate Education Committee talks testing tweaks

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Education, Florida  /  No Comments

The Senate Education Committee dedicated its weekly meeting to issues of assessment bloat and effective testing.

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Vermont seeking recourse in Joblink employment cyber attack

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Governor, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont may seek legal recourse against America’s Joblink Alliance after job-seekers and the Vermont Department of Labor were affected by the firm’s data breach.

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