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Chuck Coughlin: That’s just ignorant talk (access required)

Lobbyist Chuck Coughlin held no punches in responding to gubernatorial spokesman Daniel Scarpinato’s remarks yesterday, in which he essentially argued that contract lobbyists can’t effectively do their job representing a government entity because they have other clients and have to ...

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Meyer to Velasquez: please resign (access required)

The political pressure on Velasquez, who is facing a grand jury indictment for SNAP-related fraud, is quickly mounting. Meyer told our reporter this morning that he spoke with Velasquez last night, and asked her to resign her seat. To read ...

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DES: Velasquez indicted for SNAP-related fraud (access required)

The Dept of Economic Security this afternoon announced that Velasquez has been indicted for SNAP-related fraud. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the June 22 Yellow Sheet Report, go to www.yellowsheetreport.com (Yellow Sheet Subscription Required). To subscribe to the Yellow ...

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This year everybody’s a reformer (access required)

Candidates sometimes run against the very office they’re trying to get into, a tactic that’s prevalent, for example, in campaigns that decry the ills of Congress even as they try to join it. But a Capitol source is wondering if ...

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Don Shooter is dead serious (access required)

Shooter sent House lawmakers a letter last week describing what a Shooter speakership would look like, and promising that, if elected to the post, he would cut back on the booze and the jokes. To read more on this item ...

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