Senator, Jim Carlson marched up the Senate stairs this morning and instead of his usual cheerful acknowledgement, he stopped to pose a question. He leaned in and whispered, "Quick! How many businesses provide domestic partner benefits?" "You mean nationally," I asked. "No, in the state," he answered. "I don't know," I responded. "172... I'm writing a letter," Carlson said. Assuming he meant that he was writing a letter to the editor supporting the domestic partner benefits bill, I said, "Thanks," and he was off into the chamber. I don't know much about Senator Carlson. I just figured out who the "friendly guy" (as I think of him) was a few days ago. If I checked his voting record, I'm guessing it would come up pretty positive.
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