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MIKE LEFOR

"The legislation would mandate at least two women as chairs of House committees, but only if they support their party's political platform, including being pro-life, if that's a part of the platform."
"If we treat children like toddlers who must be protected from everything that might run contrary to what their parents have taught them, we aren't doing them any favors."
Public entities simply must provide the documents that are requested, without question and without bias. They may have to grit their teeth every now and then, but this is how transparency works.
If a record is public, does it really matter which member of the public is requesting access to it?

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