How Lame Will the Lame Duck Be?

1. Just how lame will the lame duck be? 2. Quotes of the week How Lame Will the Lame Duck Be?

Email date: 12/9/10

In this update:
1. Just how lame will the lame duck be?
2. Quotes of the week

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Just how lame will the lame duck be?
Maybe lame duck legislators will approve already-negotiated state employee contracts next week. And maybe they won’t. But lawmakers should do much more before the year is out, as we said in an action alert last week calling on them to take a stand for openness and honesty in election financing and remove the politics from redistricting.

This week the president of the state League of Women Voters echoed our call for action on disclosure of secret political donations in a newspaper column.

There’s a reason lameness is in abundance in Madison and Washington. That’s the subject of our latest Big Money Blog.

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Quotes of the week
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