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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 ->
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 ->
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 ->
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 ->
I have learned much about human behavior and individual character by watching and observing legislators -- especially during the chaotic "deadline weeks." During these weeks, legislators who have... . . . . Read More ->