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May 23, 2017 01:46 PM


"Oregonians deserve a safe space from government manipulation, propaganda and bloated contracts."
May 20, 2017 07:00 AM

Forbes - Oregon State Government's $278 Million Self-Promotion 'PR' Machine

Oregonians deserve a safe space from government manipulation, propaganda and bloated contracts.

The New Criterion: Academic follies (still cont’d)

Attempting to plumb the depths of our contemporary academic follies is a bit like pressing down with your thumb on a piece of rotted wood. You expect at least some resistance. What you encounter is the slightly sick-making sensation of yielding organic deliquescence.
May 05, 2017 08:37 AM

Madison - St. Clair Record: Local activists honored by ‘Open the Books’ founder for taking a stand

The Edgar County Watchdogs – a “group of concerned citizens” that digs for and posts news of public corruption from 21 counties on its website – recently joined more than a dozen other citizens and groups who were honored for holding local government accountable.
May 04, 2017 06:02 AM

Campus Reform - Wealthy universities fear GOP will end their tax breaks

America’s wealthiest universities appear intent on protecting tax breaks for their endowments in response to mounting conservative criticism of the multi-billion-dollar loophole.
Apr 27, 2017 01:39 PM

Daily Southtown-Berg: Feckless Frank and the arrogance of Illinois' political insiders

In 2015, Illinois needed a new financial watchdog. Auditor General William Holland was in charge of scrutinizing public pocketbooks. But after more than two decades at the helm, he was finally stepping down.
Apr 27, 2017 09:23 AM

The Daily Pennsylvanian - Penn's million-dollar lobbying operation

Penn spends over a million dollars each year trying to influence legislation on the state, local and national level — and that’s almost twice as much as any of its peer institutions.
Apr 24, 2017 09:08 AM

Hartford Business - Let’s tax Yale — Here’s why and how

The state's fiscal problems are still in search of a solution as we reach the midpoint of the 2017 legislative session, which is nothing more than a tug of war between the state employee unions (the governor has asked for $700 million in concessions), and taxpayer wallets and pocketbooks.
Apr 21, 2017 01:28 PM

Fox 31 News, Denver CO: More than 30 northern Colorado police agencies have military gear

DENVER -- A growing number of law enforcement agencies are using surplus military gear, including more than 30 police departments in northern Colorado. It’s a program with both critics and supporters.​
Apr 21, 2017 12:49 PM

CNN Politics: What sanctuary cities stand to lose if feds have their way

(CNN)Across the nation, so-called "sanctuary cities" are scrambling to assess what they stand to lose if the Trump administration carries out a threat to take away federal funds from jurisdictions it says do not comply with immigration laws.
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