Monthly Archives: June 2008

Shall We Delay?

The session is in full swing.  I’ve had four Committee meetings today (Natural Resources, Transpo, General Laws, and Privileges and Elections), and it’s not even 3 pm. The major bills have been referred to the Finance Committee while we work around … Continue reading

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Back in the Hot Seat

(I updated this post on June 24 at 2 pm to reflect the latest changes … all these bills were referred to the Finance Committee which is meeting this p.m.) The Assembly reconvened at noon today.  We passed a Procedural … Continue reading

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Countdown to Special Session

It’s Sunday night.  We’re trying to arrange a conference call with the Senate Caucus members, while a thunderstorm rages outside and the power surges on and off.  Tomorrow morning we will back in session. I have my notes for the special session spread out … Continue reading

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A Day in the 34th

Next week, the Assembly reconvenes for our transportation session.  That means weekly conference calls with the Senate caucus about unfolding plans, while rival sound bites appear in the local media. My letter to the Connection with my position is here: http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/article.asp?article=315994&paper=61&cat=110 While … Continue reading

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A Weekend in the Hampton

Friday afternoon, about 3 pm, I knocked off work early and joined my carpool companion Evan Day for a trip down to the City of Hampton, which was the site of the 2008 state Democratic convention.  The following is a brief … Continue reading

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