A tight-lipped investigation into fraudulent driver’s license applications from out-of-state illegals is producing conflicting details as political pressure mounts from migrant rights groups.Read More →
It’s a venture that depends on lots of sunshine, but rural southwestern Minnesota residents remain largely in the dark about the biggest solar power project in the state, quietly being platted for hundreds of acres of crop land surrounding them.
“Our overall concern is and has been the lack of knowledge within our neighborhood,” said Janelle Geurts, an opponent who fears solar panels could be erected within 100 feet of her house. “We had heard from a number of people that this project was to be kept quiet. Our concern is protecting our farm land.”Read More →
A Superior Court judge ruled last week Gov. Shumlin had the authority to keep his single-payer plans secret using executive privilege. In this interview with Vermont Watchdog, State Rep. Cynthia Browning, the Arlington Democrat who sued Shumlin, explains what the ruling means for transparency and accountability in Vermont. She also says she received flak from Democrat colleagues.Read More →
Jonathan Gruber’s health care forecasting is failing in Colorado as Vermont’s Gov. Peter Shumlin prepares to use the economist’s math for single-payer health care.Read More →
The state of Mississippi spent $2.8 million last year on membership dues for professional and intergovernmental organizations.Read More →