Gov. Perdue vetoed the Republican voter photo I.D. law on Thursday. Republican Speaker of the House Thom Tillis sez he'll attempt the veto over-ride when the General Assembly reconvenes in July. Even Republicans don't expect he'll be successful.
New York lawmakers, with Republican participation, legalized gay marriage, and their Guv signed it into law. Afterward, the world did end, and everyone went to hell. So see, Christians, there is a silver lining. Meanwhile, Sen. Dan Soucek is still pushing his state constitutional amendment to make marriage officially out of bounds for The Gay, forever and ever. Amen. That'll show 'em.
Pay-to-Play Update: Republican state legislators changed the rules to tip more state business to John Deere tractors after the company "handed out more than $100,000 to legislative candidates last year, including $20,000 to seven sponsors of the bill."