tory roberg

Feb 17, 2021

Pledge of Allegiance mandate for kids advances

The way Rep. John Fillmore sees it, young children need to hear and say the Pledge of Allegiance every morning at school.

Feb 12, 2021

Democrats irked at barefaced Republicans, don’t file complaints

A month into the legislative session, nobody has yet filed a formal complaint about lawmakers who deliberately disregard the Covid safety guidelines set up by the House and Senate to ensure the safety of lawmakers, staff and visitors.

Feb 28, 2020

Lobbyists navigate lawmakers’ bad behavior, professional relationships

In 2018, at the height of the Me Too movement, investigators for the House of Representatives dismissed a lobbyist’s allegations of harassment against a state representative because the lobbyist sent friendly text messages after the alleged incident occurred.

Mar 5, 2018

House panel gives blessing to ‘God enriches’ bill

Saying it just translates a Latin word already in the state motto, a House panel voted Monday to let schools literally put the word "God'' into classrooms -- as long as it's connected to the word "enriches.''