George Mitchell is a former journalist and veteran observer of government who has held positions in federal, state, and county government and served as a consultant to various governmental and private sector groups.
Feb 20th, 2019 by George Mitchell
Less than one percent of male inmates jailed for drug possession.
Jan 29th, 2019 by George Mitchell
Governor admits it can’t be done. His own DPI data shows why it shouldn’t be done.
Jan 21st, 2019 by George Mitchell
The term is meaningless and such half-truths muddy our understanding of state budget.
Jan 17th, 2019 by George Mitchell
He attacks Evers appointee while ignoring “Ethical Baggage” of 13 Walker appointees.
Jan 15th, 2019 by George Mitchell
Nonpartisan report shows percent of state taxes going to transportation fell 48% since 1970.
Jan 11th, 2019 by George Mitchell
Republican legislator is the last person to lecture Evers’ appointee Craig Thompson on ethics.
Jan 8th, 2019 by George Mitchell
But will our current leaders live up to the example of our founders?
Dec 31st, 2018 by George Mitchell
Walker killed E-W freeway project, but Evers could revive it.
Dec 21st, 2018 by George Mitchell
Evers choice, Craig Thompson, will be improvement on Walker era, but faces huge problems.
Dec 14th, 2018 by George Mitchell
He accomplished much, then was consumed by an insular hubris.
Dec 13th, 2018 by George Mitchell
With a structural deficit and transportation fund debt, delivering a “people’s budget” won’t be easy.
Nov 30th, 2018 by George Mitchell
Restructure transportation funding, using the model of electric utilities.