Published on July 18, 2017

New schools and over 70k jobs at risk Although the Operating budget has passed, we remain in session because our work is not yet over. Over a billion dollars in public school construction is in jeopardy because the Senate refuses… READ MORE

Published on July 11, 2017

A budget is a reflection of shared values: Do we support those who are struggling, or do we tell them to fend for themselves? Do we recognize that we all do better when we all do better, or do we… READ MORE

Published on June 1, 2017

“The Paris Agreement was an unprecedented coming together of nearly every nation in the world to commit to reducing greenhouse gas emissions through nationally-determined targets. It represents rare unanimity among many diverse countries stepping up to address a global threat…. READ MORE

Published on May 12, 2017

Operating budget negotiations slowed by Republican refusal to negotiate The regular legislative session has come and gone, and we are now two and a half weeks into a special session called by the Governor so that we can hammer out… READ MORE

Published on April 21, 2017

Heading into Special Session It has become clear that the legislature will need to go into overtime in order to get our work done this year. While making decisions about the state’s two-year budget is complicated, we are disappointed that… READ MORE

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