Lawmakers have earned some rest after a surprisingly productive legislative session. I will save analysis for another day and give you instead some of the flavor of the last 60 days of verbal jousting in my second annual Quotes of the Session.
House Speaker Ken Martinez, D-Grants: “A lot of times we approach a problem from two sides and try to work it out.
If we define the problem together and define solutions together, there’s no need to reach across the aisle.”
Rep. Nate Gentry, R-Albuquerque, during a discussion of the health insurance exchange: “This is the session where cats and dogs are dancing in the street, and everybody’s compromising.”