By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — State Rep. Bob McDermott filed an ethics complaint against Hawaii State Department of Education District Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi Thursday after she ignored his Feb. 28 letter requesting she halt the implementation of a new teacher training program.Read More →
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — In a long-awaited decision, the Kansas Supreme Court on Friday ruled that state lawmakers created “unconstitutional” and “unreasonable wealth-based disparities” by withholding certain state aid payments to public schools.
While the legal battle leading up to the decision has been a four-year slog since the lawsuit’s initial filing [...]
Amid silence from county officials and Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s small farmers are hailing new legislation that protects private property rights.Read More →
With Medicaid expansion in limbo, the Virginia Department of Social Services is already backlogged and working overtime to handle the 50,000 applications directed to the state from Healthcare.gov.Read More →
The Alabama GOP went on the attack after a Democratic representative used racially charged comments on the House floor, but a political pundit said the cross words should have little bearing on the man’s re-election bid.Read More →