In a new fundraising email, Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff ripped Gov. Butch Otter’s plan to put another $35 million into the public schools rainy-day account. “It’s raining and the roofs are leaking.”
Citing an unnamed source, a Huffington Post writer strongly suggests Rep. Raul Labrador will leave Congress to oppose Gov. Butch Otter in the 2014 GOP primary. Labrador still isn’t talking.
Democrats have three or four potential candidates for governor, and another three or four potential candidates for superintendent of public instruction, state party chairman Larry Kenck says. But Kenck isn’t naming names.
A boatload of criticism? In a guest opinion, the chairman of the state’s Democratic Party takes on Gov. Butch Otter, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna and House Speaker Scott Bedke.
Where do the state’s key political leaders and stakeholders stand on the controversial Common Core standards? Here’s a deeper look, along with some key quotes.