A Democratic state senator is trying to change Michigan from being one of two states that do not financially compensate residents who have been wrongfully imprisoned.Read More →
By James M. Hohman and Jarrett Skorup | Watchdog Opinion
As Michigan continues its economic recovery that has led to more jobs, higher real estate values and more government tax revenue, one might wonder what’s driving the state’s recent economic growth. Some point to the booming auto industry, praising the bailouts and speedy bankruptcies. Yet, while […]
By Don Racheter | Watchdog Opinion
In our criminal justice system, for a defendant to be convicted, the state needs to prove three basic elements: that a crime was committed, that the defendant did it, and that the defendant was in a mental state at that time to know that the act was wrong. There has […]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is giving a grant for $2,159,106 to a religious Michigan charity to house unaccompanied alien children.Read More →
By Paul Brennan
How many states consider competence when deciding which teachers to lay off? What common, inoffensive slang term caused school officials to call the cops on a student asking a girl to prom?
Watchdog.org has the answers, along with plenty of other interesting and important stories from this week’s education news.
Should competence count?
Falling birthrates […]