Delaware city wants to compete with world’s fastest Internet speeds

By   /  September 1, 2015  /  Delaware, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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But the best of intentions also could be counterproductive for consumers and desired economic growth.

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Nanny State of the Week: New York’s soda ban could be back — but for kids only

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Issues, Nanny State of the Week, National, New York, Power Abuse, State Government, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

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New York State Assemblyman Matthew Titone, D-Staten Island, has proposed legislation that would ban the sale of sugary drinks of 16 ounces or larger to minors across the state.

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Solyndra autopsy: Did Inspector General go too easy on Department of Energy?

By   /  August 31, 2015  /  Accountability, California, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News  /  No Comments

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The Inspector General at the Department of Energy puts most of the blame on the $500 million loss to taxpayers on a loan to Solyndra on the company, not the department.

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Watchdog Podcast: Sanctuary cities, immigration reform and the out-of-control EPA

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Immigration, Issues, National, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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A look at some recent comments made by Republican governors about one key aspect of the immigration debate: what to do about sanctuary cities.

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Education week in review: School choice lawsuit and bikes for tykes

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Education, Mississippi, National, Nevada, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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From school choice lawsuits to classroom inefficiency to bikes for public school students, Watchdog’s got the top education news from the week.

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Wyoming man challenges outrageous EPA fines

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Issues, Judiciary, National, News, Power Abuse, Wyoming  /  No Comments

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A rancher is taking the EPA to court, asking a judge to stop the agency from fining him more than $16 million because he built a small pond on his property.

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