Obamacare repeal-and-replace efforts revived

By   /  April 20, 2017  /  Colorado, Federal government, Florida, Health Care, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare are gaining new momentum in Washington D.C. weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., pulled a replacement bill from the floor after it failed to gain enough Republican support. U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, said he has been asked by the White House to revive plans to change the nation’s health […]

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Not-so-free speech: Don’t call a cop an ‘a-hole’ in Hammond, Wisconsin

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“People need to watch the police. Don’t be afraid of the police or the government. They serve us, not the other way around.”

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Plaintiffs say Act 39 suit dismissal a victory for religious liberty

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  1 Comment

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Plaintiffs of a recently dismissed District Court case say the judge’s decision on Act 39 was a win for moral and religious liberty.

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UW-Platteville whistleblower professor fighting on

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“I wasn’t willing to give up my integrity and forego the safety of our students for the carrot they offered,” Burton wrote.

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House Democrats squash Scott’s executive order merging liquor and lottery agencies

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Gov. Phil Scott’s plan to merge the state liquor and lottery agencies sounded like a good way to streamline government, but on Wednesday House Democrats said no.

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Higher spending on shrinking Jackson public schools belies complaints about charters

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Legislature, Mississippi, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

Despite charter schools and shrinking enrollment, Jackson public schools are receiving more tax revenue rather than less.

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