Elections, Kemper Project topped Mississippi news in 2015

By   /  December 29, 2015  /  Accountability, Economy, Energy and Environment, Jobs + Growth, Mississippi, News, Politics & Elections, regulations, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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Civil asset forfeiture, the Kemper Project and the election dominated in the news in Mississippi in 2015.

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American Majority making big impact on conservative cause in Wisconsin

By   /  November 25, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The organization, as Batzel puts it, is “all about training the next generation of conservative leaders.” American Majority has been, by any measure, incredibly successful in its mission.

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GAB just about dead as final overhaul bill passes Assembly

By   /  November 16, 2015  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“No longer will unaccountable staff be free to advance their agenda through the cloak of non-partisanship,” said state Rep. Dean Knudson.

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Senate preparing to vote on compromise GAB reform bill

By   /  November 4, 2015  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“What is not acceptable is letting the GAB go on unchanged. The biggest failure is if we failed to take action,” Knudson said.

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Fiery GAB hearing invokes ghost of Joe McCarthy

By   /  October 13, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I have explained my relationship with Ms. Lerner,” Kennedy said.

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Mississippi campaign finance laws allow golden parachute for politicians

By   /  September 30, 2015  /  Mississippi, News, Pensions, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

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Loose Mississippi campaign finance laws allow some retiring state legislators and other officials to take home big paydays from their campaign accounts.

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