Carl's Capitol Comments
June 16, 2017
Being a freshman legislator is quite a change from years of being a solo practitioner. During session, I learned that being successful in getting something done means getting the majority of your colleagues to see your vision, no pun intended. It was a great learning experience, and I feel like we accomplished some important successes.
It goes without saying that the budget process was frustrating, especially when I was unable to be part of closed-door meetings. However, I am glad we were able to develop a budget that filled the entire $878 million shortfall we were facing all session. Furt...