Gov.-elect Tom Wolf’s plans to enact a gift ban for the executive branch could give new life to legislation that would do the same for state lawmakers and other public officials.Read More →
Emboldened by court rulings, Winston-Salem gay couple seeks marital recognition from Methodist Church
By Paul Chesser | Special to Watchdog.org
Only a month after two federal judges issued decisions that nullified North Carolina’s constitutional ban on government recognition of same-sex marriage, a gay couple has challenged the United Methodist Church because a Winston-Salem minister has refused to preside over their nuptials.
Since the legal door was opened to same-sex marriage, […]
When Terry McAuliffe’s Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence compiles its legislative agenda, the panel could start by revoking one of his vetoes and resurrecting an ethics bill concerning the governor’s office.Read More →
Democrats at the state fair in North Carolina put up a deceptive poster showing a decline in teacher pay by leaving out the last three years of an upswing.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
What happens when Gov. Chris Christie’s staff is caught lying to a New Jersey court about the existence of public records?
That legal bombshell may explode in Mercer County Superior Court this week in the governor’s battle with a New Jersey Watchdog reporter over travel expense accounts.
Documents surfaced that directly […]
By Josh Kaib | WatchdogWire.com
Talk about an October surprise!
The first lady of Oregon — though she’s technically not married to the governor yet —tearfully admitted Thursday that she once married an 18-year-old Ethiopian immigrant in exchange for around $5,000 so he could get a green-card.
Cylvia Hayes was forced to come clean after the the Willamette Week, an alternative newspaper, began […]