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Explaining Each Vote

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, December 4th, 2016 08:44:14 PM |

Consider the following statement one might hear if they stay around the capitol very long: "If there is one consistent thing about that legislator, it is that he is consistently inconsistent!"

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More of my advice to the newly elected members of the House

By: Jason Murphey | Monday, November 28th, 2016 09:12:22 AM |

Last week I wrote some advice to new office holders based on lessons I've learned over the past few years. Here is some more, for what it is worth.

The new office holder must avoid the temptation... . . . . Read More ->

My Advice to the New Legislators

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, November 20th, 2016 07:20:24 PM |

It is at this time of year when the House of Representatives benefits from the inclusion of the new members, collectively known as The Freshmen.

This year's freshman class is particularly large as... . . . . Read More ->

Returning to the Path of Reform

By: Jason Murphey | Monday, November 14th, 2016 08:39:06 AM |

Last Tuesday I took note of a rather exciting event. Hidden in the news of election day, only careful observers noted a press release from the incoming Speaker of the House. He used the occasion to... . . . . Read More ->

Phone Directory Publishers are no longer Breaking the Law

By: Jason Murphey | Sunday, November 6th, 2016 05:52:56 PM |

This is the time of year when many of last session's approved legislative initiatives take effect. Traditionally, this means many new laws are going into place. All too often, these are unnecessary... . . . . Read More ->