Try asking your boss if you can help organize a political protest and shout down opposing viewpoints during company time and at company expense. If you’re like most Americans, chances are good that’d be the second-to-the-last conversation you’d have with a company official — right before the one that leads to cleaning out your desk.
But unionized government workers are not like most Americans.Read More →
By Tori Richards | Colorado Watchdog
DENVER — A voter registration group accused of registering corpses, children and family pets says it has made changes that would steer it clear of fraud, yet last month it mailed a solicitation condemned by the Louisiana secretary of state in July.
In response to a Watchdog story in which attorneys general [...]
By Scott Reeder | Watchdog.org
BOSSIER CITY, LA — When Bill Winkler opened his small archery shop, he was prepared to compete against businesses large and small, but not against a government-financed competitor.
“The day Bass Pro opened here in Bossier, the number of arrows I sold dropped off by 50 percent,” Winkler said.
A Bass Pro Shop opened [...]
Are the attorneys and plaintiffs who file lawsuits built around oilfield contamination allegations genuinely concerned about environmental damage? Or, are they instead motivated by a loophole in the law that allows for financial awards to be detached from cleanup efforts?Read More →
By Kevin Mooney | Pelican Institute for Public Policy
NEW ORLEANS — Louisiana lawmakers are set to take up “payroll protection” bills that would prohibit public school officials from automatically deducting worker dues for political purposes.