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Nancy Turbak Berry on Government Reform

 


Responsive, responsible government: people ahead of politics

The biggest problem with state government is a lack of focus and clear direction. Most legislators, while well-intended, contribute to the problem with bills that address only narrow interests or minor concerns. We tinker around the edges of public policy, as if we're afraid to even try tackling anything else. Instead, we should work to identify those things most important to the future of our state and the people who live here, and then focus on moving ahead on those priorities. I suggest the following: Source: Campaign website, www.turbakberry.com, "Priorities" Mar 4, 2010

$4000 limit on individual campaign contribution

Senator Turbak Berry voted YES on HB 1048, Campaign Contribution Reform. The Bill Passed the Senate 24 - 11.
Source: Vote-Smart voting records Feb 22, 2007

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