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Andy Torbett (meconservativevoice@gmail.com) writes from Atkinson, Maine.

Andy Torbett (meconservativevoice@gmail.com) writes from Atkinson, Maine.

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June 16, 2016
By Andy Torbett
After local lawmakers voted to allow peer-to-peer transportation network companies, such as Uber and Lyft, to operate in Miami-Dade County, Florida, taxicab company owners filed a lawsuit against the county government, demanding $1 billion in taxpayer
June 15, 2016
By Andy Torbett
Two charter school reform bills have been slowly making their way through a drawn-out tweaking process on their way to their respective legislative chamber floors in Pennsylvania. State Rep.
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May 16, 2016
By Andy Torbett
A California lawmaker withdrew a proposed bill to tax soda and other beverages containing sugar prior to the bill’s first hearing, which was scheduled before the California State Assembly’s Committee on Health.
May 12, 2016
By Andy Torbett
Teachers unions and public school board members have combined their efforts in an all-out campaign to block and eliminate charter schools in the City of Los Angeles, by engaging in “walk-ins” and public outrage campaigns against school choice.
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