By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ Democratic Senate President said lawmakers had to do something to show that Illinois is serious about pension reform.
His plan, which was narrowly approved by the Senate on Wednesday, is something, but it remains to be seen if it is a serious attempt at fixing Illinois’ worst in [...]
By Ben DeGrow | Special to Colorado Watchdog
For some, this week’s election aftermath hasn’t been pretty, yet the content of the campaigns offered enough to disgust and deceive.
Denver Post blogger Lynn Bartels reposted the tale of Republican state Rep. Ken Summers, who attributed his loss in an open Senate seat contest to a barrage of [...]
By Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA—Two-hundred and 25 years ago, Virginia stood at the forefront of a national discussion about the future of the country.Today, more than two centuries after the signing of the United States Constitution, the Old Dominion could once again prominently shape the future political direction of the nation.
Virginia’s role in the 2012 presidential [...]
By Kevin Binversie
Wisconsin’s farms produce more than food. They produce the next generation of America’s farmers.Read More →
By Lynn Campbell and Hannah Hess
DES MOINES — Spending on Iowa political TV ads leading up to the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses has reached $5.9 million, bolstered by “super PACs” running scathing attack ads.Read More →