Archive for March, 2008

March 26, 2008

The decision to move our presidential preference primary up to February 5th has been considered by most observers to have been good for our state. Leaders of both political parties have hailed it as a success and well worth the cost. It was a public relations plus in two ways. It shed a positive image […]

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March 19, 2008

The legislative session is in full swing and is entering its sixth week. Legislators are facing daunting financial problems. They are striving to balance both the general and education budgets, which are under duress from the national economic downturn. The Education Trust Fund is especially sensitive to an economic recession because its main source of […]

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March 05, 2008

We are four weeks into the 2008 Regular Session of the Legislature. The session is one-third of the way through. It has been a relatively quiet session, probably because nothing much has been accomplished. I guess you might say it has been more successful than last year’s considering no Senators have slugged each other in […]

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