Monthly Archives: %sApril 2010

Is 2010 a Year for Independents?

His (Crist's) move to capture the political center is not the only high profile race in which this is happening. At the state level, both Massachusetts and Rhode Island are seeing strong gubernatorial bids by independent candidates. In both of these cases, the independent candidates are portraying themselves as the candidate who best represents the political middle.

By |April 30th, 2010|State Politics|1 Comment

Maximizing the Impact of Testimony

In his own voice, he made the testimony more personal and that is what legislators on the committee responded to.

By |April 9th, 2010|Issue Management|Comments Off

State Reaction to Health Care Reform

As the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is implemented, the states are coming to grips with its realities and expressing their concerns.  Last month I mentioned that 22 states had proposed constitutional amendments or other legislation that would prohibit an individual mandate to purchase insurance.  Since that time, the number of […]

By |April 6th, 2010|Health Care|Comments Off