Do we need the government’s jobless rate?

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  Audio, Economy, Media, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
Unemployment is up across the country, but economists say the job market is improving. Is the monthly jobless rate the best way to measure the strength of the economy? The latest edition of Watchdog Radio puts that questions to Veronique de Rugy, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center. 
Plus we [...]

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Jason Stverak is featured on ITalkUS radio

By   /  August 18, 2014  /  Audio, Media  /  No Comments

Jason Stverak discusses the how the IRS is putting taxpayers at risk and promotes other popular Watchdog stories.

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Taking your stuff equals big business for police

By   /  August 7, 2014  /  Audio, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
The biggest threat to your stuff, particularly cash, is not a burglar or even an identity thief. In the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Eric Boehm explains why civil forfeiture has given police officers a big incentive to take your stuff.
Plus we see how the flood of children across the [...]

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Gov. Christie’s ethics watchdogs fail to bark or bite

By   /  August 6, 2014  /  Audio, Media  /  No Comments

NJ Watchdog reporter Mark Lagerkvist was featured on WCBS 880 AM to discuss his story “Christie’s ethics watchdogs fail to bark or bite.” Listen to the entire interview below:

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The Vicki McKenna radio show mentions Wisconsin Reporter story

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Audio, Media  /  No Comments

The Vicki McKenna radio show gives credit to Adam Tobias for reporting on the city of Madison launching an internal investigation into the possible misuse of a city vehicle. Read his entire story here and listen to the radio show below. 

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State police now fingerprinting every Texan

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Audio, Media  /  No Comments

Jon Cassidy speaks with Newstalk 710 radio station about the Texas Department of Public Safety now deciding to fingerprint every Texan old enough to drive over the next 12 years, and adding them to a statewide criminal database.

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