Thornton Law Firm involved in an illegal donation scheme?

Thornton Law Firm involved in an illegal donation scheme? In the past month, just with the Federal Election Commission, FACT has filed over 20 complaints. First I wanted to let you know about a couple of ethics news stories from this past week. We learned the US Attorney’s office is investigating the lawyers at Thornton Law Firm for an illegal

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Tennessee school board boss organizing anti-charter confab

Tennessee school board boss organizing anti-charter confab Posted By Chris Butler On November 23, 2015 @ 7:04 am Rutherford County School Board Chairman Wayne Blair is advising teachers at three public schools in Murfreesboro to attend an after-school meeting to mobilize against school vouchers and charter schools in Tennessee. “The Chairman of the Rutherford County School Board would like to speak

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Public Utility Commission fines Uber $50 million

Public Utility Commission fines Uber $50 million for defying regulators’ authority Posted By Eric Boehm On November 18, 2015 @ 7:43 am The showdown between Uber and Pennsylvania has escalated, and it’s getting expensive. A pair of Pennsylvania judges on Tuesday recommended a massive $50 million fine against ride-sharing company Uber for operating in the state without a license and

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Another $32 million down the solar energy hole

Feds pour $32 million more into beleaguered solar industry The Department of Energy has doled out another $32 million to support the solar industry, a sector fraught with technology challenges and scandal that has been propped up with billions of taxpayer dollars during the Obama Administration. Continue Reading The EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard proposal ticks off just about everyone After

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Bernie Sanders promises to make nation like Vermont

Bernie Sanders promises to make nation like Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, touted his socialist vision for America as thousands of energized supporters cheered the politician’s Vermont-styled solutions on issues from education and health care to a living wage. READ MORE After veto overrides, some conservatives want changes to Nebraska’s unique Unicameral May 29, 2015 | Deena Winter The Nebraska

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Elizabeth Warren, the real estate profiteer

Elizabeth Warren, the real estate profiteer Fun fact: Before the crash that she blamed on speculators, Senator Elizabeth Warren made a bundle by flipping houses. Read more Logogate: Tennessee has 8 graphic artists on state payroll, records show Tennessee officials paid a private firm $46,000 to create a new state logo that has become a subject of mockery on social

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Watchdog covers civil asset forfeiture 4.1 Million civil forfeiture builds Police Station

Police took $4.1 million from motorists and built a police station: Watchdog covers civil asset forfeiture Watchdog covers civil asset forfeiture 4.1 Million civil forfeiture builds Police Station At first glance, residents of Richland, Mississippi were probably thankful for their new $4.1 million police station, but that all changed when Mississippi Watchdog found the funds came from property and cash

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Land of 30,000 cameras

Land of 30,000 cameras: Minnesota cities focus on video surveillance ‘ring of protection’ Not so slowly, but surely, metro cities and some government agencies are installing video technology capable of networking surveillance systems in a so-called ring of protection… and detection. Read more Hawaii’s health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges Hawaii dumped its Obamacare exchange after

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Despite media hype, Tennessee liberals benefit from out-of-state money

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Despite media hype, Tennessee liberals benefit from out-of-state money Posted By Chris Butler On May 18, 2015 @ 4:00 am FAIR? Out-of-state money going to conservative causes might a big topic for the state’s largest newspapers. By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Reporters from Tennessee’s four largest newspapers used a slew of catch phrases in stories about out-of-state money influencing

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BLM to close over 1K public routes

View this newsletter Online > Here are our top stories from the week: BLM plan to close over 1,000 public routes riles Colorado No clear justification provided to the public. by Marjorie Haun Your phone conversations may change in Texas A bill wants to ban one-party consent for audio recordings. by Lou Ann Anderson Will the FAA kill commercial drone

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