Colorado governor supports most tax votes, but refuses to release his own tax info

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Accountability, Colorado, IRS, Journalism, State Government, State Politics, Taxes, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Gov. John Hickenlooper hasn't taken a clear position on Hancock's plan to allow Denver voters to strip key provisions from the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), but only as those provisions apply to the city.

By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
When you’re a millionaire, even giving to charity apparently is complicated.
Watchdog.org has confirmed from two media outlets in Denver that Gov. John Hickenlooper did not provide his charitable contributions when releasing his tax returns to some Denver media. Representatives of one outlet said he didn’t provide the contributions until asked and [...]

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Chinese institute spreads across U.S., but some say it also spreads propaganda

By   /  October 13, 2014  /  Colorado, Education, Free Speech, National, National Security, Oklahoma, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Shenzhen drivers suffer from traffic jam ahead of National Day holiday

 
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
During the past decade, the Confucius Institute has established itself at nearly 500 universities and K-12 schools in the United States and another roughly 500 around the world.
But some professors are urging schools to break with the Chinese language and cultural nonprofit, charging it is a “propaganda” arm of the Chinese government.
This [...]

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Generación “Selfie”, Quedados a vestir santos

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Economy, Jobs + Growth, National, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Espanol  /  No Comments

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Por Carlo Maffat | Nevada Watchdog
LAS VEGAS, Nev. —Si sientes que a veces el número de prospectos posibles para lograr una relación formal está más escaso que nunca, no estás solo.
Un estudio reciente realizado por El Pew Research Center, encontró que el principal motivo que citan los encuestados como responsable de permanecer solteros, es no [...]

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¿Quién es Juan Galt y que hace en Venezuela?

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  National, Uncategorized, Watchdog En Espanol  /  No Comments

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Por Carlo Maffat | Nevada Watchdog
LAS VEGAS, Nev. —En la novela “La Rebelión de Atlas” (Atlas Shrugged), la clase empresarial se harta de ser blanco de políticas anti-empresariales bajo un gobierno populista. El personaje central, John Galt, persuade a los creadores de la riqueza a huir hacia una región donde sus esfuerzos son reconocidos, dejando [...]

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Mississippi finances face serious headwinds

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Economy, Mississippi, News, State Elections, State House, State Lobbying, State Politics, State Senate, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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The pre-election year budget cycle might be Mississippi’s calm before the proverbial hurricane.

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WEAC to host closed-door tele town hall with Mary Burke

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  News, Uncategorized, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – When it comes to campaigning, Mary Burke loves to play to the crowd.

And the Democratic candidate for governor plans to meet with her core crowd Tuesday night during a town hall call-in with teachers sponsored by the Wisconsin Education Association Council.

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