Watchdog Podcast: Behind The Headlines — Connecting the dots between lobbyists and members of Congress
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog Radio
This is Behind the Headlines, Watchdog.org’s podcast that takes a deeper look at the political news of the day.
In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm sits down with Sarah Rosier of the Lucy Burns Institute to talk about its new report, an attempt to connect the dots between deep-pocketed lobbyists […]
A new report that killed a widely used touch-screen voting system Tuesday is sure to spur questions about past election results tabulated in Virginia.Read More →
In February, Delegate Jeffrey Campbell tried to revise Virginia’s “reckless” driving threshold so motorists couldn’t be criminalized for driving six miles over the speed limit on I-95. His bill never made it out of the Courts of Justice Committee.Read More →
With apologies to Sara Lee: nobody doesn’t like freedom.
But do Americans appreciate and understand their freedom enough? Frayda Levy thinks not, and wants to make sure people take time, once a year, to appreciate the uniquely American experience of it all.Read More →
The State Board of Elections will conduct a hearing at 11 a.m. Tuesday to consider decertifying hundreds of touch-screen voting machines. Public comments on the controversial issue can be submitted online by 5 p.m. this Sunday.Read More →
By Benjamin Yount
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — It’s amazing what happens when you let people keep their own money.
Illinois, a perennial bottom dweller in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, has found itself out of the basement.
“It’s a small step being number 40,” ALEC Vice President for State Fiscal Reform Jonathan Williams told […]