By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — The campaign promises have begun and their feasibility questioned this week as Virginia heads deeper into election season, and a new study ranks the Old Dominion in the top 10 for small businesses. This is your Week-in-Review.Read More →
UPDATED VERSION: 10:58 a.m. Clarifies the Marketplace Fairness Act does not implement a new tax.
By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
JANESVILLE – While moviegoers may flock to the latest installment of the “Iron Man” franchise or the obligatory Will Smith flick this summer, Rep. Paul Ryan on Monday gave a preview of the legislative blockbusters coming [...]
Part 10 of 13 in the series Welfare Abuse
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — In theory, government welfare assistance is designed to help low-income families with few resources. But some Kansans with limited means have found a way to stretch their taxpayer-funded spending to the far reaches of the country.
A Kansas Watchdog investigation into [...]
By William Patrick | Florida Watchdog
TALLAHASSEE – Enterprise Florida Inc. is a public-private partnership that according to its mission is designed to facilitate job growth and stimulate the statewide economy. The board of directors is a proverbial who’s who of state lawmakers and powerful business interests.
Enterprise Florida is also generously funded through state tax dollars. [...]