By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org
HOUSTON – Taxpayers owe Houston public employees nearly a half-billion dollars for unused time off.
That’s roughly the amount the employees of Austin, Dallas and San Antonio have racked up, combined.
Houston’s outsized liability for leave time is due in large part to the city’s extraordinary sick day policy. The bottom line: If you [...]
A crosscheck of voter rolls in Virginia and Maryland turned up 44,000 people registered in both states, a vote-integrity group reported Wednesday.Read More →
Mayor Dan Clevenger resigned Tuesday after he enraged his constituents by claiming in a televised interview last week that he “kind of agreed with” the views of Frazier Glenn Cross (Miller), the former Klansman who murdered three people outside two Jewish facilities last week.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
MINNEAPOLIS — Rather than providing a level playing field or a lifeline for traditional retailers, new online sales taxes are driving consumers to other, non-taxed, online retailers.Read More →
Four days after the head of the IRS denied the agency was targeting conservative social welfare organizations applying for tax exempt status, Rep. Bruce Braley signed a letter urging a probe into the political activities of social welfare organizations.Read More →