Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Unions and Conservationists

A story from Seattle in the Washington Post today about a new alliance between building trades union members, 70% of whom fish or hunt, and a long-standing Republican-leaning conservation group shows what odd bedfellows politics can make. Read it here.

Guns and water are big issues in Oklahoma too. Just ask Oklahoma State Rep. Jerry Ellis, D-Idabel. Yesterday he blasted a Texas group that wants to buy 460,000 acre feet of Oklahoma water. Read about it here.

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