Watchdog Podcasts: Breaking the Bank — What can we learn from Illinois’ failed pension reform efforts?
In this week’s episode, hosts Eric Boehm and Steve Greenhut take a look at the recent state Supreme Court ruling in Illinois that tossed aside a legislative effort to deal with the state’s $100 billion pension debt.Read More →
In this week’s episode, host Eric Boehm sits down with Wisconsin Reporter’s Matt Kittle to discuss the ongoing free speech issues at Marquette University. John McAdams, a professor at the school, has been suspended since November for defending a student who argued against same-sex marriage in a philosophy class.Read More →
The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association pays a commission rate that has over the past six years put an estimated $178 million in the hands of independent insurance agents at the expense of consumers.Read More →
In this week’s episode, Yount and Costa welcome fellow Watchdog reporter Yael Ossowski to the program to discuss the growth of charter schools in America. Despite what some recent studies put forward by opponents of charter schools say, there is little evidence charter schools are reinstituting segregation or otherwise creating a race-based alternative to public schools.Read More →