Douglas Prepares To Say Farewell

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 left-leaning state.

Governor Jim Douglas

Governor Jim Douglas discusses his opinions on new federal stimulus money and the primary election results and his plans for the future.

Douglas To Eliminate Some State Jobs

Governor Douglas says the state will need to eliminate some positions in state government in the coming months. But he says he hopes to achieve the goal of job reduction through attrition, not layoffs.

Governor Changes His Mind On Medicare Rebate Checks

The Douglas Administration has changed its mind about asking senior citizens to 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 decided to back down from the issue.