Better Idaho failed in an effort Monday to support tax hikes on Gem State workers and families.Read More →
The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted 3-0 to rescind an 18 percent rate increase for Mississippi Power that helped fund the Kemper Project.Read More →
To the authors of a new study on transparency in America’s highest court, that fact raises concerns about whether justices are disclosing conflicts of interest. More importantly, they want to show how difficult it is for average Americans to learn about the financial interests of the six men and three women who are the final arbiters of the nation’s most important legal issues.Read More →
Hutton acknowledged core conservative lawmakers are disappointed in missing a golden opportunity for full repeal of prevailing wage.Read More →
It’s been 10 years since Kirstin Rogers moved to Minnesota in hopes of continuing her 12-year teaching career, but state regulations forced her out of the classroom.
Now, new legislation requires the Minnesota Board of Teaching to overhaul the arbitrary licensing process that too often keeps qualified, out-of-state educators like Rogers out of the schoolroom.
“I asked them, explain to me how I could have this many credits and not be qualified to teach? And their response was, ‘It doesn’t work like that in Minnesota.’ I was angry,” said Rogers, who earned a master’s degree and held endorsements from Utah to teach history, English, geography and reading.Read More →