By Jon Street | Vermont Watchdog
BURLINGTON, Vt. — Vermont taxpayers will lose out on $4.1 million this year, and it’s all because the Department of Corrections had one less employee keeping an eye on the budget, says the state’s director of health services.
Vermont’s director of health services says the reason there was a $4.1 million shortfall [...]
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By Kirsten Adshead | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON — No one’s laughing over Giggles.
You know that scene in “Bambi” in which he and his mom are running from the evil Man and, suddenly, she’s gone, and then you — and Bambi — realize she’s been killed and, well, [...]
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 →