Fight back against bloated government by taking time to learn how it works, and how it needs to be changed.
The U.S. welfare program will see a 42 percent increase from FY2008 by FY2011, something The Heritage Foundation calls unsustainable and a path to bankruptcy.
GOP legislators voice favoritism for a state transparency website being constructed without legislative approval, citing benefits it would bring such as cost savings.
After two full days of presentations, discussions and review, the Alaska Retirement Management Board approved pension contribution rates today for fiscal year 2012 in an effort to reduce the multi-billion dollar unfunded liability.
Supreme Court rules that petition signatures are a matter of public record and should be made available as such.
The Alaska Retirement Management Board meets today and Friday in Anchorage to review the multi-billion dollar public retirement systems find ways to fully fund the systems in the future.
A $23 billion education stimulus under consideration would save 250,000 teaching jobs, something the original ARRA should have done. Instead the funding was used to create more non-teaching positions.
ASD is getting ready to spend $300 million on West Romig renewal. But how will it affect student achievement?
Though it was the chief model used to form President Obama’s health-care legislation, the Massachusetts program hasn’t done what it promised.
(Boston Globe) A new study says nearly 40 percent of Connecticut’s Medicaid recipients smoke.
Those interested in creating robust forests to combat carbon dioxide, should consider who owns the forests, according to an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Battle lines are being drawn in San Diego over a possible November ballot measure that supporters say would ensure competitive bidding for municipal contracts, but which opponents argue is deceptive and has hidden consequences. Councilman Carl DeMaio plans to submit more than 138,000 signatures to the San Diego City Clerk’s Office on Monday to qualify his so-called “Competition and Transparency in City Contracting” measure for the November ballot.
On June 14th at 6:30, the Anchorage School Board will consider approving a master plan to rebuild West High School and Romig Middle School into a community center school.
(Forbes.com) It is said that government workers now make, on average, 30% more than private sector workers. Put that fantasy aside. It far underestimates the real figures.
(The Heritage Foundation) As Medicaid prepares for a massive swarm of new enrollees House Democrats urge their colleagues for more federal funding to keep the program afloat.
By Randal O’Toole: Public transit is frequently depicted as both a more environmentally friendly and cheaper alternative to our everyday reliance on the automobile. However, public transit rarely stays out of the red and has a high environmental cost.