Elections

Election mandates probably leading to lawsuit in Illinois

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  Illinois, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Blame Aaron Schock for Illinois’ next legal spanking from the U.S Justice Department.

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McAuliffe’s choice: Fair or flawed elections

By   /  March 17, 2015  /  News, Virginia, Voter Fraud, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

ELECTION INTEGRITY: Gov. Terry McAuliffe has three vote-reform bills on his desk awaiting his signature or veto.

Republicans are challenging Gov. Terry McAuliffe to sign three election-integrity bills. If McAuliffe follows fellow Democrats who voted against two of the bills at the General Assembly, the governor could whip out his veto pen.

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Watchdog Podcast: Sit Down, Shut Up (Episode 2)

By   /  February 19, 2015  /  Education, Education Blog, Issues, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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This is “Sit Down And Shut Up,” Watchdog.org’s podcast examining education issues at the national, state and local levels. Hosts Ben Yount and Bre Payton take a critical look at the education establishment, the growth of school choice and the ways free markets can be a part of fixing America’s broken school system.

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Lawsuits flying as NLRB pushes ahead with new union elections rules

By   /  January 16, 2015  /  Federal Government, Issues, Judiciary, Labor, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
A federal judge will settle the question of how fast is too fast when it comes to workplace labor union elections – again.
Lawsuits were filed this week by several business groups challenging a recently announced rule from the National Labor Relations Board, or NLRB, that allows for union elections to proceed […]

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Union-funded nonprofit that attacked Corbett faces IRS fine

By   /  January 14, 2015  /  Accountability, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Politics, State Government  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
Pennsylvanians for Accountability, a labor union-funded political action committee that spent more than $1 million attacking Gov. Tom Corbett during the past two years, is in trouble with the IRS.
The group failed to file tax returns and could be fined as much as $50,000, the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit […]

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ACLU and NAACP suing Ferguson school district for having ‘unfair’ election practices

By   /  December 19, 2014  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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The ACLU and NAACP announced a lawsuit against the Ferguson School District, alleging that at-large elections prevent black candidates from getting elected.

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