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.Read More →
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 […]
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 […]
The ACLU and NAACP announced a lawsuit against the Ferguson School District, alleging that at-large elections prevent black candidates from getting elected.Read More →
When the relatively well-liked Democratic Sen. Mark Warner squeaked past his little-known Republican challenger with less than one percent of the vote this month, some whispered the less-approved Sen. Tim Kaine should be worried.Read More →
Part 8 of 9 in the series Arlington Traffic Troubles
By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ARLINGTON, Va. – Critics hailed Arlington County’s decision Tuesday to scrap plans for a controversial streetcar project.
“I know this decision did not come easily for my three County Board colleagues, who supported the streetcar, but I applaud their concession to […]