Skip to comments."Fletcher's Flop": How the Courier-Journal Assesses KY Legislative Session}
Posted on 04/15/2004 6:42:50 AM PDT by Theodore R.Edited on 05/07/2004 6:47:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
A new governor's first legislative session is supposed to be a crowning moment, in which an election mandate is transformed into progress. In Ernie Fletcher's case, it was a flop.
There are plenty of excuses, including the fact that his party hasn't run the executive branch in more than three decades, thus doesn't have much current experience on which to draw. Also, unprecedented ill-will paralyzed the legislative branch, with Senate bullies and House incompetents jockeying for political advantage.
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This sums up the Courier-Journal's position - ALWAYS more revenue for the state to spend. I'm confident Governor Fletcher will deal with the revenue issue in a special session and take the "cut government" route. This is exactly why the CJ is starting it's attack now.
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