Monday, March 06, 2006

Some bills survive 'funnel,' others do not

Some bills survive 'funnel,' others do not

The Daily Iowan, of all papers, seems to have the best funnel summary.

The Gazette looks toward a more productive second half of the session:

Rants said Republicans, who hold a 51-49 edge in the House, are ‘‘frustrated’ with the Senate, which is evenly split between Democrats and Republicans.

Yeah, well, we're frustrated with the House, Chris. Pat Murphy just might have had an interesting opinion but the Gazette doesn't ask. The only Dem quoted is Gronstal, while both Iverson and Lamberti are quoted from the GOP Senate side.

One of my undergrad professors compared legislators unfavorably to students: putting off homework till the last minute then cramming everything into an all-nighter.

Meanwhile the Overrated One (no link love) writes one of his periodic eat your peas, let's be bipartisan columns, a quaint relic of a bygone era.

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