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Upcoming Annual Session

  • 01.06.2012
  • Kevin's Newsletter

February brings our first constitutional annual session. Due to the legislative resolution which was referred to voters in the Nov. 2010 general election, we amended the state’s constitution and changed the schedule of regular sessions from bi-annual to annual.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Cyber week…..recovering?

  • 12.08.2012
  • Kevin's Newsletter

There appear to be some bright spots this Christmas in our economy. Black Friday shopping increased 7% over last year. Total spent during the four-day shopping week-end was up 16% with $7.4 billion in increase of spending over 2010. Cyber Monday was the best selling retailer day since its inception in 2005. Additionally we spent nearly $6 billion online at retailer’s websites last week during “Cyber Week.”

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Reflections on the Legislative Delegation to China

  • 11.30.2012
  • Kevin's Newsletter

I just returned from China after participating with a legislative trade delegation. We didn’t make the trip to sign a specific deal, but primarily to build trust. It is a long-term process of relationship building.

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