Wisconsin in focus: Lawmakers propose cutting lottery advertising budget
Watchdog News | June 28, 2017
Wisconsin State Journal: Lawmakers propose cutting lottery advertising budget The Wisconsin Lottery’s promotional advertising would be scaled back and its annual advertising budget would be cut under a bipartisan proposal introduced Tuesday. The proposal from Rep. Rob Hutton, R-Brookfield, and Sen. Fred Risser, D-Madison, would ban the Department of Revenue from collecting email addresses and promoting […]
Colorado in focus: Colorado pension finances hit ‘critical juncture’ as unfunded liabilities top $32 billion
Watchdog News | June 28, 2017
Denver Post: Colorado pension finances hit “critical juncture” as unfunded liabilities top $32 billion Colorado’s three largest public pension funds now have about a 40 percent chance of running out of money in the coming decades, putting the Public Employees’ Retirement Association on its most precarious financial footing since the Great Recession. According to financial […]
Florida in focus: Marco Rubio, Rick Scott talk health care as vote put off for now
Watchdog News | June 28, 2017
Tampa Bay Times: Marco Rubio, Rick Scott talk health care as vote put off for now Minutes after he delayed a vote on a bill to repeal Obamacare when a number of Republican senators said they could not support it as written, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell retreated to his office. Rick Scott and Marco […]