West Texas cotton farmer Charlie Smith, who plans to sell some of the groundwater beneath his fields to drillers, because it isn’t enough to irrigate his lands. His fields were declared to be in a drought disaster area this year by the USDA.
California assemblyman Don Wagner, R-Irvine, on a bill passed by the legislature that asks voters to lower the voter-approval threshold necessary for a local government to incur bonded indebtedness for certain public improvements.
Attorney Clint Bolick speaking at a Cato Institute event about why immigration reform can’t wait for increased border security. Bolick and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush co-wrote "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution."
Former Virginia State Auditor Walter Kucharski, referring to JobsOhio, a non-profit economic development firm created by the legislature that's considered a private entity and Gov. John Kasich doesn't want audited.
Connecticut Commissioner of Economic Development Catherine Smith, referring to letters that Florida Gov. Rick Scott wrote to business leaders in her state sharply criticizing life there in an effort to get them to relocate to Florida.
Source: The Sacramento Bee | California |
May 31, 2013
California state Sen. Ricardo Lara, on the Boy Scouts of America policy that allows openly gay boy scouts but not gay adult leaders. On Wednesday, the state Senate approved a bill to revoke the organization's nonprofit status.