March 22, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Tie legislative pay to constituents’

State Sens. Bryan Taylor and Gerald Dial tried to rescind the controversial 2007 legislative pay raise in a bill last year. However, that bill never made it to the Senate floor. More...

CPR gets high marks but success rate not that good

 It was Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw who made the following sage observation: “A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.” More...

Inside the Statehouse

Get off the truck and go home

I have a cadre of political friends around the state with whom I love to visit and talk politics. More...

Mandating common sense

“I heartily accept the motto, — ‘That government is best which governs least.’” Henry David Thoreau, “Civil Disobedience,” 1849. More...

Gone South

Lots of changes and more to come

I recently celebrated a birthday. You missed it? Don’t worry. So did lots of other folks. I didn’t get a card from any of the Republican candidates or from President Obama, even though my vote remains up for grabs. More...

Dollars & Cents

Young adults need to develop financial plans

Young adults have a great deal to gain by learning about money management as well as a lot to lose by making uninformed financial decisions. More...