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This past week I joined a congressional delegation down to the U.S./Mexico border to see what was happening for myself. Let me tell you: there’s a big difference between hearing about the … more
With only two weeks left in the 2021 session, I believe what looked like a log jam of legislation between the House and Senate has broken loose, and things are starting to move.I am concerned about a … more
In 1937, after a series of rulings undercutting his New Deal legislation, President Franklin Roosevelt proposed expanding the Supreme Court to as many as 15 justices. His attempt to use brute … more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi once said that a budget is a statement of your party’s values. What does it say about the Democrat majority that in the 800+ days since they came to power they have … more
With less than eight weeks remaining in the 2021 legislative session, every lawmaker is scrambling to get their proposals moving toward the finish line. This week, I was pleased to see the Education … more
We gave our approval to the appropriations bills that make up the Fiscal Year 2022 State Operating Budget of $32 billion. We once again prioritized funding for K-12 education. The budget makes a … more
When I started practicing law in Perry County in 1974 the jail was in an old house on Spring Street and the Sheriff’s office was housed in just two rooms in the Courthouse. It was clear even … more
To the Editor: Our community leaders are considering placing a tax initiative on our Perry County ballot in 2022 that would fund a 13th community college that focuses on technical training, forcing … more
To the Editor:In the April Election an important ballot measure will be presented to the citizens of Perry County for funding construction of a Joint Justice Center as “Prop COPS.” As … more
When you think of our community law enforcement and court system one of the first words that comes to mind is dependable. When you need help, you call 911. You trust that the call will be answered, … more
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