By Rob Nikolewski │ New Mexico Watchdog
SANTA FE, N.M. — The state’s Legislative Lottery Scholarship fund is short by $15 million to $20 million if it continues to provide college students with the same level of financial support it has in the past.
The administration of Gov. Susana Martinez and the state’s Higher Education Department want the Legislature to dip into the [...]
A Toledo pet store will remain open, but new ones will have stricter regulations after the city council approved a revised pet store law Tuesday.Read More →
Minnesota’s new online voter registration system has run into problems from the day it launched in late September. Just as critics predicted.Read More →
By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
One staple may cost New Jersey taxpayers more than $2 million.
Christopher Onesti collects a police disability pension for life because he stapled the ring finger of his non-shooting hand. State authorities ruled he is “totally and permanently disabled,” no longer able to handle a gun or perform duties as [...]
By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee official most responsible for maintaining the quality of the state’s water and public works systems has to remind her own employees how to use a toilet.
That includes a warning they’re not supposed to flush their shoes down the commode.
Sandra K. Dudley, director of the Water Resources [...]