March 7, 2019
Anyone who may have doubted Governor Mark Gordon’s conservative chops will have been delighted to read his letter to the legislative body last week. Before signing the supplemental budget, he took the opportunity to take a wire brush to the bill and clean out what he perceived as erosions of proper process, overreaches and plain old mistakes.
Three things in particular stood out to us: first, that he took this stand at the very beginning of his first term of office, showing adherence to the promises he laid out in his campaign. Second, that he cleaned up one small corner of the government...