Huckabee’s transparency problem

When Mother Jones magazine asked the Arkansas governor’s office for records generated during Mike Huckabee’s tenure, the response they got was, well, not encouraging … [New governor Mike] Beebe’s chief legal counsel, Tim Gauger, replied in a letter that “former Governor Huckabee did not leave behind any hard-copies of the types of documents you seek.…

Coming to a state near you, Kentuckians: More choices for parents, chances for kids

While Congress was busy passing a bill that would restore the torpedoed D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program on Wednesday, a state closer to (my old Kentucky) home was also passing landmark education legislation dealing with school choice and spending. Indiana’s House of Representatives approved a voucher bill allowing students in a family of four with household…