Gov. Bob McDonnell’s apology Tuesday over loans and gifts from Star Scientific was about as big a mea culpa as you’ll ever see in state politics.Read More →
By Carten Cordell ǀ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — The rumblings of fallout continued Monday after a blogger’s weekend post claimed Gov. Bob McDonnell would resign his office.Read More →
By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
ALBUQUERQUE — John Franchini must have really wanted to become the superintendent of insurance for the state New Mexico. And he may have to buy his wife plenty of candy and flowers.
The 67-year-old veteran of state politics announced Wednesday afternoon that his wife Julie had resigned her job as an [...]
By Sheena Dooley | Iowa Watchdog
DES MOINES – Iowa’s educational leaders say they take cheating on state reading and math tests seriously and make keeping it out of classrooms a priority.
But when it comes to preventative measures, the state is seriously lacking, according to officials at the Iowa Department of Education.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
HARRISBURG — Sarah Murnaghan won her chance to get a new lung.
After a week-long saga that involved U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Bob Casey, D-Pa., Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and a federal judge, the 10 year-old girl from Newtown Square, Pa., will receive the lung that she needs to [...]