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“This isn’t a science fair. We should be paying for results,” said a California lawmaker of the Tesla Motors subsidies.Read More →
The United States may have the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, but large companies, including foreign firms, are reaping billions of dollars in subsidies from Uncle Sam. Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., says it’s past time to end corporate welfare schemes that gamble with the public’s moneyRead More →
One small business owner in New England has seen his company’s energy bills nearly quadruple. The region lacks natural gas infrastructure capacity.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
While Chris Christie has been vocal during a 19-state campaign trip that ends today, his staff has little to say about who pays for the New Jersey governor’s extensive political travels.
Christie’s office claims it has no records, emails or correspondence concerning the trips, and that it is exempt from […]
Public-sector unions took forced dues from more than 250,000 public employees in 2013, siphoning away taxpayer money to support the unions’ shared goal of bigger government.Read More →
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
AUGUSTA, Maine — Outspoken and under fire, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is in danger of losing his re-election bid.
One of the most conservative governors in the country, LePage triangulated his way to victory in 2010 with 38 percent of the vote. Independent candidate Eliot Cutler, who siphoned enough Democratic support to give […]