By Carten Cordell and Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND—One look at the Richmond Coliseum on Saturday provided the portrait of a divided Virginia GOP.
After nine hours and four ballot-narrowing voting cycles, the camps of 10 different candidates vying for state office trekked out of the coliseum with a clear picture of the ballot, but an uncertain [...]
A panel of three Shawnee County District Court judges ruled the state’s current school funding formula unconstitutional Friday, prompting praise and criticism from education officials and legislators. The panel, led by Judge Franklin Theis, ruled that state lawmakers cannot reduce the school funding rate below $4,492 per pupil. The current funding rate is $3,838 per pupil.Read More →
By Anthony Brino | Illinois Statehouse News
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ Senate leader wants to require publicly traded corporations operating in the state to disclose certain financial information, an idea Republicans and business groups criticized.Read More →
By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog
MIAMI — More than four months remain until the primaries for the Republican and Democratic parties in Florida, but the parties have decided on their candidates for the 22nd Congressional District.Read More →