Matt Pommer Maintaining open government and reducing special interest politics requires enforcement of a system of checks and balances. The restoration of the independence of the state’s Department of Natural Resources is one way to achieve this balance. The agency ...Read More »
Matt Wilmot Dolan Media Newswires Portland, OR — As public awareness of green and sustainable business practices has risen, so too have efforts by businesses to market and brand themselves as environmentally friendly. However, in many cases, a company’s public ...Read More »
Here’s the debate: Should the rich pay higher taxes to help finance national health reform? President Obama proposed phasing out itemized deductions for these folks, while Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives support an income tax surcharge for those ...Read More »
Matt Pommer Early estimates indicate the Madison Metropolitan School District will see more than a 15 percent decline in general school aid for the upcoming year. Never mind that the two co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance are ...
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