Chester Finn, president of the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute and a former assistant education secretary, who's among those pushing to eliminate school boards, which have become increasingly politicized.
Source: Newark Star-Ledger | New Jersey |
May 2, 2013
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, calling out property owners who are refusing to give the federal government access to their property so that a system of sand dunes can be built to minimize future flooding.
Source: myfoxdc.com | District of Columbia |
April 29, 2013
U.S. Rep. John Mica of Florida, who compared giving budget autonomy to District of Columbia residents to giving budget autonomy to children. D.C. voters overwhelmingly approved a measure last week to get budget autonomy from Congress.
Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley, expressing his concerns that constant surveillance using drones would invade the privacy of Americans. Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley, expressing his concerns that constant surveillance using drones would invade the privacy of Americans. Twenty-nine states are considering legislation that would limit police's use of drones.
Source: Detroit Free Press | Michigan |
April 18, 2013
Shelli Weisberg, legislative director for the ACLU of Michigan, accusing legislators who support a bill to drug test some welfare applicants of targeting people just because they're poor. Kansas joined the more than handful of states Tuesday to pass such a law.