Cybersecurity audit finds students can access obscene material on school computers

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Education, Federal government, Mississippi, News, State Government, Technology  /  No Comments

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A Mississippi cybersecurity audit found that 20 percent of all school-issued computers could access objectionable material such as pornography.

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Commentary: Refusing Medicaid expansion frustrates dependency democracy crowd

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Commentary, Federal government, Health Care, State Budgets, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The money didn’t just magically appear on the table. It was taken from taxpayers everywhere.

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Arizona undertakes sweeping reform of occupational licensing laws

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Arizona, Issues, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

This past week saw two major reforms for Arizona’s occupational licensing regime, which could kick off an easing of the regulatory burden in the state.

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Town votes again to table gun-range restrictions

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The Selectboard of Williston took another pass on a sound ordinance that would have substantially limited operations for the North Country Sportsmen’s Club.

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Treasurer: ‘Glaring example of stupidity’ to cost taxpayers $90 million in rent payments

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Over the 20-year life of the lease, total rent payments on the Department of Corrections building are expected to hit $90 million.

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Candidates seek to replace conservative Rep. Job Tate

By   /  April 5, 2017  /  Issues, News, State Government, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Three candidates have been tapped as possibilities to replace Rep. Job Tate, R-Mendon, who will soon be deploying with his U.S. Navy reserve unit.

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