Last week, the Governor declared 2014 the “Education Session” during his State of the State address to the legislature. I couldn’t agree more. As districts across the state have been forced to face huge teacher layoffs, we are at a critical moment for public education.Read more
With the clock ticking down to the final weeks, the legislature has to decide which bills will pass this session and which will wait until January 2014. With the big issues blocking up House Resources, House Finance, and Senate Finance, small legislation is on hold until the log jam breaks.
I want to say thank you to all the people who have called in to testify, written e-mails, POMs, and made phone calls to me and my colleagues. Your voices really do make a difference in bills and budgets.Read more
I could spend this newsletter taking a poll on when the official start of summer will be. I could be wrong, but I remember it starting earlier than late July in past years. I’ll have to check my journal. Actually, I’m looking out the window and think it might be starting now! Good. OK, next subject.
Want More Pesticides With Your Coffee? For Your Children, and Our Fish, Game and Wildlife?Read more
Today, the House Democratic Caucus announced its presence on three major social media websites, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The caucus will post timely news, legislative updates, and other points of interest throughout the legislative session and the rest of the year.
Please find us on the following pages:
All content is public and available to use for any non-campaign related purpose.Read more