Daily Archives: December 17, 2008

Budget Vote Scrubbed

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Well, maybe we should’ve all gone home a while ago. Late word from Democratic leadership: no vote tonight on their $18 billion budget deficit plan, due to delays in drafting bill language. Expect votes, we’re told, tomorrow morning.


Waiting For Tonight's Budget Drama

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Late word that the Senate and Assembly are now not convening until 9:00 p.m. tonight to consider the controversial simple majority tax plan from Democrats. Which leaves some time for odds and ends. The delay is undoubtedly tied to the … Continue reading »


Dems Go Around GOP. Et Tu, Arnold?

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And just when you thought the budget saga couldn’t get any more bizarre. If this were the Olympics and even if you hated it, you’d have to score some style points on the acrobatic budget maneuver unveiled this afternoon. Democrats, … Continue reading »