By Kevin Mooney | Watchdog.org
Elizabeth Warren needs no introduction. But she does have some explaining to do.
The former Harvard Law School professor who is now a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, Warren played an instrumental role in setting up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created under Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
By Tom Steward | Minnesota Watchdog
GOODHUE COUNTY – A letter from the owner of a proposed wind farm to regulators shows his frustration in the permitting process and a willingness to sell off assets of his investment.
“New Era has no confidence that due process for this project will ever end, nor that an ABPP (Avian and [...]
A Supreme Court ruling last week has important consequences for civil libertarians and police departments across the country.Read More →
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org
AURORA, Ohio — The city of Aurora is moving ahead with plans to buy and close Aurora Golf Course, despite an appeal that could put the city’s taxpayers on the hook for an inflated purchase price.
According to Portage County real estate transaction records, 194 acres of the golf course were deeded to [...]
By Deena Winter | Nebraska Watchdog
LINCOLN – Despite snow-packed roads and interstate closings, farmers and ranchers from Nebraska traveled to the state capitol Wednesday to beg lawmakers – sometimes tearfully — for more protection of their land from companies that want to build oil pipelines across it.
Rick Hammond, a Hamilton County farmer, told lawmakers he’s [...]