Gov. Terry McAuliffe continued his broken-record push for Medicaid expansion on Wednesday as he proposed his ideas for amending the state’s $95 billion, biennial budget.Read More →
Lawmakers and governor-elect Tom Wolf will head into next year’s budget process with lots of new obligations to fulfill and little excess revenue with which to do it.Read More →
By Moriah Costa | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C.- It costs an estimated $86.8 million a year to educate undocumented students in D.C., based on a data analysis by Watchdog.org.
There are about 4,065 undocumented children in D.C., according to 2012 data from the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project. With D.C. spending $21,347 per student, the total amount […]
By M.D. Kittle | Watchdog.org
Chalk one up for liberty.
Smokers and nonsmokers alike in Westminster, Mass., came together to push back a move by the town’s Board of Health to ban the sale of all tobacco and nicotine products within the city limits.Read More →
Maryland politicians cast their film incentives program as the only way to lure productions like ‘House of Cards’ and boost the state’s economy. Yet, it could be that star struck politicians and Hollywood producers are deceiving taxpayers just like the characters do in the popular fictional television show that dramatizes the cunning trickery and cutthroat tactics of Washington, D.C.Read More →
As the tech industry looks to interpret motives of the new Congress, patents and telecom may be part of the legislative and regulatory reform on the horizon for Republican party leadership.Read More →