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A half-century-old gun club in Vermont is suing the town of Williston over noise ordinance citations, which, owners say, violate members’ gun rights.Read More →
In a bizarre appeal, Gov. Chris Christie is challenging a court order for his office to release a high-tech media list, assembled at taxpayers’ expense, as a public record.Read More →
The first rule about taking gifts from vendors doing business with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is that you don’t talk about taking gifts from vendors doing business with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.Read More →
A county in Maryland wants to ban many common lawn care products that are safe and legal at the state and federal levels. Opponents call it an unprecedented intrusion into property rights.Read More →
After Elise Truchan spent three months planning and then building an elaborate tree house for a school project, her family came home to find a note on their front door from the local building inspector telling them it had to come down.Read More →
Elise Truchan has learned some lessons in her first run-in with bureaucracy.
“I’ve learned that people lie,” is unfortunately one of them, her father recounted to Watchdog.org.
Elise built an elaborate tree house for a eighth-grade school project — complete with sliding plexiglass windows and a rope ladder for entrants more coordinated and less wimpy than this reporter. But her family is now fighting to not have to immediately tear it town.Read More →