Hawaii political action committee under fire for non-disclosure

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Hawaii, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Former Gov. Ben Cayetano is backing Ige

Hawaii’s state campaign spending commissioners want the Honolulu city prosecutor to investigate a case brought by former Gov. Ben Cayetano against Pacific Resource Partnership’s political action committee.

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Pension funds spend millions on investment fees, but PA taxpayers in the dark

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, News, Pennsylvania, Pensions, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

pension jar

Taxpayers are largely in the dark when it comes to Pennsylvania’s pension funds’ riskiest investments.

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Instructor may have violated school policy by organizing boycott over GOP signs

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Abuse of power, News, unions, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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A high-ranking official with Milwaukee Area Technical College says a nursing instructor who threatened financial harm against a private business owner for displaying GOP campaign signs may have violated school policy and could face disciplinary action.

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After Grubergate controversy fades, legal challenge to Obamacare remains

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Health Care, National, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

COMING THIS FALL: The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether to hear a challenge to a system a lower-court judge has called a "protectionist regime."

Jonathan Gruber, the MIT economist and one-time architect of the Affordable Care Act, has been in the news a lot over the past two weeks.

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EPA regulations to increase average energy bill by $680 a year

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

EPA-building

An energy consulting firm predicts several new EPA regulations will go through bank accounts like a tsunami, and it will come from three directions.

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Ohio’s Gov. Kasich plays maverick at Republican conference

By   /  November 21, 2014  /  Indiana, Louisiana, National, News, Ohio, Politics & Elections, Texas, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo: C-SPAN

Ohio Gov. John Kasich played to media enthusiasm for big-government Republicans during a Republican Governors Association panel Wednesday.

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