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Blaming Washington Is Not Leadership

“The governor’s presidential campaign continues. Yesterday, he appeared on NPR to express his opposition to a controversial federal tax provision. His argument shows how out of touch he is with people around here. “Usually, the governor at...

December 7, 2017
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Volunteer Firefighter Legislation Becomes Law

Serving as a firefighter is one of the most dangerous jobs one can imagine. To run into a burning building takes someone with extreme bravery. These individuals are some of the most respected and cherished public servants in any city, town or...

November 3, 2017
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Blankenbush Wary Of Special Session

This year, I experienced one of the longest and most drawn out ends of session ever. While I understand there needs to be a meeting of the minds and sometimes it is hard to see eye-to-eye, far too much time was spent sitting and waiting in a state...

October 20, 2017
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Adequate Infrastructure Is a Basic Necessity

Recently, one of the bridges in our area made breaking news. It was revealed that this bridge was no longer safe to use for school buses carrying children to and from school. News like this is both unsettling for our local residents and a logistical...

October 13, 2017
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