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Testimony by UT contradicts story fed high court

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, News, Texas  /  No Comments

Part 68 of 68 in the series Trouble in Texas AUSTIN – After oral arguments Jan. 11 before the Supreme Court of Texas on whether University of Texas Chancellor Bill McRaven may conceal investigatory records from UT Regent Wallace Hall, McRaven’s attorney threw up a Hail Mary in a letter to the court. Wallace Jefferson […]

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Nanny State of the Week: Public housing should go to the dogs

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  District of Columbia, Nanny State of the Week, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

Part 111 of 111 in the series Nanny State of the Week Animal welfare organizations are raising the alarm at proposed rules announced by the District of Columbia Housing Authority that would govern pet ownership in public housing. For more than ten years DCHA has prohibited pet ownership wholesale in public housing projects. Critics have long argued that this […]

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Moving study shows Americans flock to states with less burdensome taxes

By   /  January 16, 2017  /  National, News  /  No Comments

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Migration patterns for 2016 show that Americans tended to move away from high-tax states and into states where residents keep more of what they earn.

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Marquette says John McAdams’ suspension to continue until he apologizes

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, News, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by James Wigderson

“It really is a matter of principle. I’m not going to let the bastards get rid of me,” McAdams said.

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Complaint of Milwaukee County legal corruption referred to attorney general, litigant says

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  Accountability, Criminal Justice, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“This is clear-cut misconduct in public office and bribery,” he said.

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Vermont lawmakers aim to delay Act 46

By   /  January 13, 2017  /  Education, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Orwell Village School

Lawmakers are proposing to delay Act 46 for one year, claiming the state has not given local boards the tools to successfully cut spending.

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