Political observers say Gov. Jim Douglas will be remembered for his tireless campaigning and ability to remember
names and faces, skills that helped him buck the tide as a Republican in a
Jim Douglas says he won’t be surprised if the "unofficial" vote total in the
Democratic gubernatorial race changes after the Secretary of State’s office has
conducted its own tally of the votes. Douglas served as Secretary of State for 6 terms.
Douglas says the state will need to eliminate some positions in
government in the coming months. But
he says he hopes to achieve the goal of job reduction through attrition,
Douglas Administration has changed its mind about asking senior citizens
send their upcoming Medicare rebate checks to the state. The Governor now says getting
the checks back would be an administrative nightmare, and so he’s
back down from the issue.
Governor Jim Douglas says one of the biggest disappointments of his
in office is the failure to reduce spending on schools. He says the person who replaces him as governor will have to tackle the issue