A highly- touted and much-anticipated Iowa agency aimed at improving government transparency is in jeopardy just three months before it’s set to open its doors because of concerns over funding.Read More →
By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Despite the dark and sinister corners where thieves and sex offenders lurk, the Internet has brought the light of the Information Age to the far corners of the world.
In so doing, the online experience has opened the door to greater transparency in many governments. So, U.S. citizens can [...]
Some journalists I know, yours truly included, have a less-than-affectionate name for the state Department of Administration.
Dead on Arrival.Read More →
By Johnny Kampis | Missouri Watchdog
ST. LOUIS – A Missouri lawmaker wants to levy a tax on violent video games, with the extra money going toward studying mental health issues.
Rep. Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton, has introduced a state House bill that would impose a 1 percent additional sales tax on video games rated by the Entertainment Software [...]
By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog
ST. PETERSBURG — If there was ever anything that needed a New Year’s resolution in 2013, it’s the stake of freedom in the Sunshine State.
Things aren’t looking too good for Florida with officials bringing in more burdensome taxation, tougher penalties for free speech and creeping infringement on civil liberties.
According to the [...]