Stand Up to ALEC and other affiliated left-leaning groups opposed to the American Legislative Exchange Council bringing together lawmakers and private-sector representatives to draft model state-level legislation apparently don’t have any issues when labor unions participate in almost identical practices.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 [...]
Taxi cab and limousine companies are fighting against ridesharing startups such as Uber and Lyft, fearing they are cutting into their businesses.Read More →
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By Brad Matthews | WatchdogWire.com
A new immigrant detention center is opening in Dilley, Texas, in November, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced Monday.
The South Texas Family Residential Center will be the fourth built in Texas in recent months in response to the surge of undocumented families in the United States.
Initial capacity at the center will be [...]
Over 150 state lawmakers are firing back at Google for claims made by the company’s executive chairman, billionaire Eric Schmidt, the lawmakers say are based on “misinformation from climate activists who intentionally confuse free market policy perspectives for climate change denial.”Read More →