Unsung Hero: Former school board president fights for public records — and wins … sort of

By   /  July 29, 2016  /  Accountability, Colorado, Education, News, Open Records  /  No Comments

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A former school board member wanted to see what teachers and staff were paid and got a five-month battle instead.

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Unsung Hero: Mississippi activist making a difference for liberty

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Mississippi, News, Regulations, State Government  /  No Comments

Mississippi activist Elaine Vechorik has built a grassroots following as she pursues regulatory reform and Second Amendment issues.

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Unsung Hero: Kristi Rosenquist tilts at wind farms

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Accountability, Energy and Environment, Minnesota, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Part 1 of 9 in the series Unsung Heroes Kristi Rosenquist isn’t one to rest on her laurels. This spring, for instance, she’s battling the wind industry yet again, trying to persuade members of the Minnesota Legislature that the state needs better noise standards for siting wind turbines because those spinning noise-makers are now allowed […]

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