Treasurer saves $275K annually by laying off staff with ‘no duties’

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — Newly elected State Treasurer Matt Adamczyk is expected to save Wisconsin close to $275,000 in public funds by eliminating his staff he says barely had any duties.

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Republican vs. Republican: Who will win Nevada’s budget battle?

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Nevada, News  /  No Comments

BUDGET BLUES: Nevada Democrats are demanding Sandoval show his budget numbers.

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposed $1 billion tax package will pit majority Republican against majority Republican when Nevada’s legislature convenes Monday.

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Vermont DMV backpedals on fraudulent license applications by illegals

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Fraud, Immigration, News, Transparency, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A tight-lipped investigation into fraudulent driver’s license applications from out-of-state illegals is producing conflicting details as political pressure mounts from migrant rights groups.

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Pension reform law robbed small Idaho town of fire funds — for three decades

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Idaho, News  /  No Comments

No money: A local fire district is out millions due to a pension reform law.

A state pension law has robbed the Kuna Rural Fire District of millions of dollars throughout the past 35 years, confirmed this week.

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Ohio governor plans to keep promoting Obamacare

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

Photo credit: State of Ohio

Ohio Gov. John Kasich positioned himself as a champion of Obamacare and entitlement spending in general during a Thursday speech.

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For Nebraska lawmakers, there is such a thing as a free lunch

By   /  January 30, 2015  /  Nebraska, News  /  No Comments

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In the Nebraska Legislature, there is such a thing as a free lunch – and breakfast and dinner, too.

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