Monthly Archives: March 2013

The last 385 yards, in other words….four days is an eternity in a legislative world

The last four days of the session are a little bit like the last 385 yards of a marathon.  You’ve already run 26 miles, but those last 385 yards can seem like an eternity and really can make or break … Continue reading

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Day 38, but who’s counting

We started today with the Consent Calendar. These are bills that have received unanimous support in their Committee hearings. The bill presenter has 2 minutes to speak to the bill, no discussion or questions are allowed, and the vote is … Continue reading

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Day 36. District 20, up close.

Tonight, a couple of photos of handouts I received today tell the story of District 20 through the lens of: A) The impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit B) World Trade Center’s economic impact on business and economic development … Continue reading

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Day 35 is in the books

  The Pacifica Institute hosted the legislature for a lunch featuring Turkish food and entertainment.  Some of the cutest children you’ve ever seen danced the whirling dervish for us.  Video is embedded below.  We also learned about the importance of … Continue reading

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