I’ve always wondered – why do we need a Governor’s Council? What duties do they perform that could not be covered by other existing bodies? As far as I can tell: approval of gubernatorial appointments (including judges), prison pardons, and something about payments from the treasury. How much does this cost, in terms of salary, […]
We passed the conference committee report this week. It now goes to the Governor’s desk for review.
The driving bill that the House approved last week, which should shortly become law, makes some important changes.
Hi Will – you may remember that the state has been through bad times before and there were lots of creative ways of saving money. I was reminded of one way today in a discussion with a colleague from Canada — it’s quite simple — you can cut upwards of $2mm from the budget by eliminating […]
Will, Considering the fact that the roads are full of drivers of ALL ages who are a danger to everyone, how does the legislature justify considering the discriminatory recommendation of specifying an age at which to require additional requirements to renew a license? Thanks, Ann
Will, There was an article in Saturday’s NYT entitled “In Budget Crisis States Take Aim at Pension Costs“. It quotes a pension expert who finds that states like Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana and New Jersey are less than 10 years from exhausting their pension funds. However, as the article says “…paying public pensions straight out of […]