By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. – After three years of legal battles, the war over Gov. Scott Walker’s cornerstone public-sector collective bargaining reforms is over, with the state Supreme Court on Thursday upholding Act 10 in its entirety.
Altogether, it was a big day for conservative causes. Wisconsin’s high court also ruled in favor of the state’s controversial voter ID law, but that matter is far from settled.Read More →
U.S. Senate Republicans call Bold Nebraska a faux grassroots group used by non-Nebraska billionaires to funnel money and advance their political agenda, according to a report released Wednesday.Read More →
First, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette broke the story that Ron Tomalis, a special adviser to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on education matters, makes about $140,000 a year, yet hasn’t created much of a paper trail to record whether he’s meeting expectations.Read More →
By Michael Mattson | WatchdogWire.com
Plagiarism is the most ancient form of defaulting on a student loan.
Eric Fever, president of the Montana Education Association-Montana Federation of Teachers, is defending U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., amid the political fallout from recent allegations of plagiarism.
MEA-MFT claims it is the largest labor union in the state of Montana, boasting [...]
In an effort to gain sympathy for raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, numerous politicians accepted a challenge to “Live the Wage.” They were going to live for a week on $77 because that’s all that the challenge sponsors say a full-time worker earning minimum wage makes, To no one’s surprise, they couldn’t do it.Read More →
As controversy swirls around Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber’s selection as Vermont’s single-payer guru, Vermonters might wonder if money given to such consultants is well spent.Read More →