Kansas outpacing surrounding states for brighter economic future

By   /  April 15, 2014  /  Economy, Kansas, News  /  No Comments

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By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog

OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — Kansas has a better future than any other surrounding state, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Legislative Exchange Council.

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Police spying could become constitutional issue for states

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  law enforcement, Missouri, National, News, Spying, Technology, Tennessee  /  No Comments

YES, NO, MAYBE: The city of Sunrise, Fla., and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement may have violated the state's open government laws for failing to sufficiently respond to the ACLU's public records requests.

A ban against law enforcement’s warrantless electronic surveillance could soon make its way into Missouri’s state constitution.

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Missouri ballot initiative would increase funding for public, private schools

By   /  February 20, 2014  /  Education, Missouri, News  /  No Comments

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Part 58 of 94 in the series Educating America

By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org
A Missouri ballot initiative to help fund public schools, special education programs and scholarships for private schools has proven popular.
The measure has collected about 80,000 signatures and could land on the ballot in November.
“We tried to make this proposal so that it would [...]

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Building bridges: American Jewish and Muslim youth assist OK recovery

By   /  January 27, 2014  /  Oklahoma  /  No Comments

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By Patrick B. McGuigan | Oklahoma Watchdog
OKLAHOMA CITY — Muslim and Jewish young people from diverse backgrounds quietly worked together last week in Moore and other Oklahoma communities devastated in the massive tornadoes that struck in 2013.
Their efforts were coordinated through “Bridges,” an interfaith dialogue and action arm of the Jewish Disaster Response Corps, a private group.
The [...]

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Bargains galore: A Merry Christmas for Boeing, a lump of coal for taxpayers

By   /  December 6, 2013  /  Featured, News, Northwest  /  No Comments

BOEING BREAKS: States swoon over Boeing but what about the little guys?

Boeing Co. is doing a little Christmas shopping, and it’s finding bargains galore.

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