A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — Rather than providing a level playing field or a lifeline for traditional retailers, new online sales taxes are driving consumers to other, non-taxed, online retailers.Read More →
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE, N.M. — Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy may have brought the fight to the forefront, but western states’ public officials for some time have battled to get control of federal lands back in the hands of the states.Read More →
A secret government energy lab here went on heightened alert after one of its employees used Twitter to threaten mass murder against Watchdog reporters, according to internal memos and emails received under the Freedom of Information Act.
But the added security measures utilized by the National Renewable Energy Lab weren’t to isolate and chastise staffer Kerrilee Crosby, who used Twitter in late 2012 to advocate what she called “a murderous rampage.”Read More →
By Mary Tillotson | Watchdog.org
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has until Thursday to decide whether to increase funding for the state’s schools.
The decision comes after a March 7 court ruling, ordering the Legislature to fund public schools in the way the court sees as appropriate.
Justin Owen, chief executive officer of the Beacon Center, discussed the issue [...]