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We're not working today because, frankly, neither are you. This is a new holiday for us here on the 13th floor -- thanks HR! -- and we'll gladly take it, despite Zach's reservations about Columbus. Really, don't get him started unless you're prepared to go ten rounds!
See you tomorrow...
Written and compiled by staff writers and editors, GOVERNING View is an on-the-ground, and sometimes behind-the-scenes, look at the topics we're covering in print and online. From notes on what's up in statehouses, county courthouses and city halls, to encounters with people, places and things, GOVERNING View is a window into the side of state and local government you don't always see.