V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
By Marisa Demarco
This column's name, Making Sausage, is a reference to a quote widely attributed to Otto von Bismarck, Duke of Lauenburg. "Laws are like sausages. It's better not to see them being made." From the view in the press box in Santa Fe, running a state looks arduous and frustrating. Lawmakers volley back and forth, nitpick over details, argue, dissect, and wheel and deal. And a 60-day session doesn't come cheap: lawmakers voted to spend a max of about $8.3 million on this one.
V.20 No.12 | 3/24/2011
Playing Chicken With Millions
Senators battled as the final moments of the 2011 legislative session ticked away
By Marisa Demarco and Christie Chisholm
The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound at KiMo Theatre
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