The skinny budget isn’t a true status quo budget; how not approving an AEL exceedance could put Democrats in charge of the legislature.
The idea was to create a circuit breaker on creeping governmentalism.
Gallego takes aim at Sinema, not Republicans; Senate shouldn’t punt a debt ceiling increase to the House.
If House Republicans want to spend less, they should pass bills that spend less, not threaten a government default.
The politics of government shutdowns; where Hobbs is better than Ducey regarding school choice; the legislature and the open meeting law.
Conceptually, a consensus budget shouldn’t be that hard to negotiate, but the politics remain grim.
The Biden administration’s border security proposals are serious, even if Biden is not.
GOP lawmakers shouldn’t reject the possibility of a settlement of the district school funding case out of hand. Instead, the focus should be on parity for charter schools.
Her policy preferences are far closer to the Democrats than the Republicans.
The shadow boxing for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination will be an unedifying exercise.