Gene Gibbons

Commentary: Governors Beat White House Hopefuls as Agents of Change

By: - February 6, 2008

It’s a wonder how long it took some of the presidential candidates to realize voters are sick and tired of Washington DC’s dawdling on a variety of issues that affect our lives. Even Republican White House hopefuls have grasped the unrest and are echoing Democrat Barack Obama’s promise of “change.” If the candidates had been […]

State Lawmakers Expect Further Fiscal Problems, Survey Shows

By: - May 27, 2003

State legislators overwhelmingly expect at least two more years of dire budget problems and most believe additional cuts in state services are somewhat or very likely as a result, a comprehensive national survey of state legislators shows. The survey canvassed 771 state lawmakers throughout the country about 10 percent of the overall number. It also […]

Governors Highlight Budget Surpluses, Share Ideas

By: - August 9, 1999

ST. LOUIS, Missouri — A golden era reigns for America’s 50 state governors, most of whom are in St. Louis this week to share ideas and do some politicking at the 91st annual meeting of the National Governors’ Association. The four-day meeting, which opened Saturday, comes at a time when state budget surpluses are at […]