Sibby moans that we "can thank the Progressives for this." What? Really? There are "Progressives" in charge of the South Dakota Legislature and Governor's office? Sibby should have headlined that one "Breaking News!"
Whom exactly can we thank for a 150% increase in drivers license fees? I check the votes on Senate Bill 32, and find that our local Dems (I think we can safely call them "Progressives"), State Representatives Gerry Lange and Mitch Fargen, both voted No on the final bill. Our District 8 State Senator, Republican Russell Olson, voted Yes to raising your fees.
But this still makes sense. Conservatives like Senator Olson hate change. Come July 1, when you hand your
*Correction, 2009.06.09 07:30 CDT: Classic case of where a simple mistake clouds the punchline. See comments below. I regret the error! Now, does anyone regret their vote for Russ? ;-)