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Former Governor Jim Edgar discusses the state budget showdown: "For too long we have kicked the can down the road"

Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar joins Justin to talk about the state budget crisis and how he handled a similar situation back in 1991. 8 more words

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Simplicity The Key To Asking To Spend TABOR Funds

One of the big issues that the 2015 State Legislature will tackle is the first expected TABOR refund in several years. With the economy improving, Colorado expects to be in the position to refund over $137 million to taxpayers. 475 more words

Fighting for the Soul of the Democratic Party

After nearly a decade at the helm of the state Democrats, Dwight Pelz has decided to retire. His tenure was marked by some impressive successes (holding the governor’s mansion from several strong challenges, building and maintaining a modern voter database) and a few disappointing failures (losing control of the state Senate, losing the newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District). 507 more words

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Senators Launch Online Petition: Legislature Should Not Pass Rape Insurance Proposal Into Law

LANSING (WWJ) – Pro-choice supporters have started a non-binding online petition asking State Lawmakers to put a controversial pro-life petition on the ballot. The petition would require women to purchase extra-health insurance to cover abortions. 199 more words


Giron Recall Likely To Be Most Troubling For Democrats

Colorado’s recall elections on Tuesday captured national headlines as everyone eagerly anticipated how voters would respond to the thousands of dollars that came into Colorado from gun control proponents and opponents. 599 more words

Contest Announced To Promote Democrats' Free Tuition Plan

LANSING (WWJ) – State Senate Democrats have announced a contest to help promote their proposed plan to provide free college tuition to all Michigan high school grads. 353 more words


Mike Ross mostly likely to be replaced by a Republcian

Red Arkansas Blog noted:

New Movement in #AR4 Race Ratings

July 25, 2011

By RedArkansasBlog

As you know, we here at Red Arkansas Blog have been keeping tabs on the prognosticators’ ratings for Arkansas’ Congressional seats heading towards the 2012 election. 391 more words