Opinion

Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library “Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! – Dorothy in Wizard of Oz” “Politics and taxes, and libraries, oh my! – Stacey in Morgan County Library.” Yep, I am going there; but don’t stop reading, it is not as bad as you think, or is it? I visited

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Capitol Report

by District 58 State Representative David Wood The budget is finally out of the House of Representatives and on to the Senate. This has been a very long and difficult process with the shortfall in revenues. This is still a long journey as the Senate can make a lot of changes in the next two

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Capitol News

by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe As an institution, the Senate is slower and more deliberative than the House. We do not limit the time for senators to speak and we do not restrict discussion to the topic of the bill at hand. Accordingly, debate and progress on legislation in the Senate often takes

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Library Bookworm

by Stacey Embry, Director, Morgan County Library The website left us in November 2016. Hopefully, it is up and going as you read this. It has been a real struggle getting things fixed; but we have and it is better than it was before. I think our “old” website was okay. We updated listings daily

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Capitol News

by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe As I have alluded to in past reports, the dynamic of the legislature changes considerably after spring break. The pace and the pressure of this portion of the legislative session often drive substantive discussion and compromise. The senate sent SB486 to the house for their consideration. SB486 is

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Capitol Report

by District 58 State Representative David Wood Spring break is over and we are back at work in the Capitol. I want to thank everyone for their thoughts, concerns, and prayers for my surgery over the break. Everything went very well, and Cheryl was a fantastic nurse. We live in a wonderful community where we

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