Monday News: The GOP’s lust for power


REPUBLICAN LEADERS MAKE ANOTHER GRAB FOR ELECTION BOARDS: County elections boards would go from three to four members, evenly split between the parties, and county boards would pick their own chairmen or chairwomen, although Republicans would be chairs in even-numbered election years — in other words, the most important election years. The bill in the House as drawn by Republicans was hastily done and Democrats rightly complained they didn’t get much of a look at it until the last minute. The substance of the bill is just wrong, and the haste with which Republicans leaders wanted to move it makes it all the more suspect.

%d bloggers like this: