As we enter our fourth week of the 2018 legislative session there is certainly an air of familiarity now, having completed my first term. On the surface there may not appear to be much going on yet, but behind the scenes there is an energy and urgency to move on many issues. School finance, mental health and addiction resources, transparency, ethics, government data security and a balanced budget – just to name a few!
For Republicans, there are two basic tenets for how we must lead: we must work within a balanced budget, and we must remember that local control is the most effective form of governance.
Joy has blogged extensively about her experience and activities in the legislature and beyond.