My Spin by Tom Campbell

Spend, save, or return?

The state has a surplus of almost 900 million dollars. Leaders must decide whether to save it, spend it or return some of it to taxpayers. What is the right course of action?    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   7:37 p.m. Thursday




How did I get here? Reflections on my birthday.

The 1949 Fairness Doctrine proclaimed that TV and Radio stations were required to present controversial issues of public importance, and to do so in a manner that was honest, equitable and balanced. It was repealed in 1987, but perhaps it should be reinstated.    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   August 1, 2019





Why target DHHS?

The only explanation for why the Department of Health and Human Services was treated the way they were in the state budget is that they are being targeted.    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   July 11, 2019



Dancing with the Pols

The state budget dance traditionally has been a carefully orchestrated minuet but is this year's a boogaloo, dosey-doe or chicken dance? We deserve better.    Read More

by Tom Campbell   |   June 27, 2019