Camden, N.J., is replacing its current 230-officer police force with a new, cheaper force of 400, according to NPR.
President Barack Obama and the Democrats have portrayed themselves as supporters of public education but their policies have turned public schools into strongholds for powerful private groups of teachers unions, critics say.
At a time when public employee unions are increasingly under fire, one of the nation’s largest public-sector unions will elect a new president this week.
As the citizens of Wisconsin repudiated the union-backed effort to recall Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday night, voters in San Diego and San Jose struck a similar blow against Big Labor on the West Coast.
Boston public employees are reportedly having a field day under the rule of Gov. Deval Patrick, as the number of government workers earning $100,000 or more a year has jumped by nearly 40 percent since 2007, the Boston Herald reveals.