There are two trend lines in Mississippi’s budgets from year to year. One is the ever-increasing amount of money the state government spends. The other is the percentage of the state’s revenues that come from the federal government that keeps going up.Read More →
By Bruce Parker | For Vermont Watchdog
MONTPELIER, Vt. – State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are accusing Gov. Peter Shumlin of hiding critical information about financing single-payer health care in Vermont.
“We have a governor who is violating the law,” state Sen. Joseph Benning, R-Caledonia, told Vermont Watchdog.
Benning, the Senate minority leader, said state [...]
Newton Republican Rep. Marc Rhoades blames the distortion of education funding legislation for his sudden resignation Monday as chair of the House Appropriations Committee.Read More →
Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, makes decisions on hundreds of millions in spending for conservation and cultural projects funded under the 2008 Legacy Amendment passed by voters.Read More →
With an appropriate amount of sarcasm, Rep. Kyle Hoffman, R-Coldwater, on Tuesday introduced one of the first bills up for action.Read More →