By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog
ST. PETERSBURG — As Florida’s U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio basks in the political limelight as the newly anointed ’savior’ of the Republican Party, all eyes are on his bipartisan immigration proposal released last week.
The framework, presented with support from seven other lawmakers, including Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and John McCain, R-Ariz., aims to [...]
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – State lawmakers hit the books during national School Choice Week, voting on several education-reform bills, with mixed results.
School-grading system heads to House floor
The House Education Committee moved House Bill 1999, part of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s “All-Students” education reform package, to the House floor on a 14-7 [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As President Obama this week lays out a “pathway to citizenship” for illegal immigrants, millions of legal immigrants are collecting hundreds of billions of dollars in public benefits at taxpayer expense.Read More →
By Marianela Toledo | Florida Watchdog
MIAMI — As Washington leaders rush to put together comprehensive immigration plans, traditionally partisan officials are putting differences aside to address the millions of illegal immigrants living in the country.
“There’s always political ramifications to everything we do or fail to do, but my motivation on immigration is not the politics [...]
Por Marianela Toledo| Florida Watchdog
MIAMI — Como si se tratara de un juego de naipes, políticos de ambos partidos se apuran a ‘poner sobre la mesa’ las cartas que permitirán delinear una reforma inmigratoria que saque de la sombra a millones de personas sin documentos legales.
En la partida está en juego el cada vez más [...]