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May 12, 2010

May 12, 2010 Update from Mary at the Capitol – May 12 From this time until May 17, when the Legislature adjourns, the Capitol is busy 24-7 – seriously! It is not unusual at all to find committees meeting at all hours of the day and night in order to get these bills processed. We […]

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May 7, 2010

May 7, 2010 Update for May 7, 2010 In This IssueAt the CapitolBill HighlightsA Look AheadWhat can I do?From the Website “…I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world, and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.”  — E. B. White  If this […]

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April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010 Update for April 30, 2010 In This IssueSummit Wrap-upAt the CapitolA Look AheadBills to Watch “Democracy assumes there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.” — Harry Emerson Fosdick  If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems with your […]

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April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010 Update for April 23, 2010 In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadBills to WatchAt the Website “These are all our children, and we will profit by or pay for whatever they become.” — James Baldwin  If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you […]

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April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010 Update for April 16, 2010 Resubmission, Waiting, Silence In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadBills to WatchAt the Website “Democracy is not a spectator sport.” — (Attributed to many) If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems […]

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April 9, 2010

April 9, 2010 Update for April 9, 2010 Sausage-making vegetarians, and who to blame? In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadFrom the WebsiteBills to Watch “If you are not at the table, you are on the menu.” —Anonymous If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you […]

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April 1, 2010

April 1, 2010 Update for April 1, 2010 Legislators at Home, Key Messages, Unique Session In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadAt the WebsiteBills to Watch “Somebody has to do something, and it’s just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.” —Jerry Garcia If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! […]

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March 26, 2010

March 26, 2010 Update for March 26, 2010 In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadBills to WatchFrom the WebsiteList of Bills “Democracy doesn’t work without citizen activism and participation…. What’s right and good doesn’t come naturally. You have to stand up and fight for it – as if the cause depends on you, because […]

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March 19, 2010

March 19, 2010 Update for March 19, 2010 In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadBills to WatchFrom the WebsiteList of Bills “The course of the world will be changed by those with the courage to do the patient work of listening, the hard work of thinking, and the risky work of speaking…. The only […]

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March 12, 2010

March 12, 2010 Update for March 12, 2010 In This Issue At the CapitolA Look AheadFrom the WebsiteBills to Watch “We carry them,then theycarry us. It’s a pretty simple equation.”  If this is your first update from Parents United, welcome! Please let us know if you have questions or experience any problems with your mailings […]

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