The state agency responsible for administering a group of taxpayer-funded halfway houses sent a threatening letter to a state senator opposing the project.Read More →
A state senator has called for the Mississippi Department of Mental Health to terminate a federal grant to Oxford House.Read More →
Two down ticket races in Mississippi — state treasurer and three seats on the Mississippi Public Service Commission — could have huge consequences for taxpayers.Read More →
To the surprise of many, a legislative committee this week approved a bill that would make marijuana legal. The 5-2 vote in the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee moves House Bill 2165 forward with little chance of going anywhere, of course.
Texas is no Colorado, after all.Read More →
Watchdog Podcast: At the Races — Carson, Fiorina, Sanders and other underdogs in 2016 presidential field
In this episode, hosts Ben Yount and Eric Boehm discuss the latest round of entrants into the 2016 presidential field.
Can outsiders like Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina make a mark on the GOP field? Will Sen. Bernie Sanders force Hilary Clinton to move to the left in the Democratic primary?Read More →
A term limit initiative could be appearing on a ballot in Mississippi, putting a cap of two consecutive terms on legislators and other statewide offices.Read More →