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There’s an adage in business that you can’t manage what you don’t measure.
It looks like we might have finally made a breakthrough.
There’s been a lot of attention paid to Burns Lake since its mill burned down in January this year.
It’s always a great pleasure to have time in the riding to be able to visit the various communities I was elected to represent.
The last day before the legislature broke for spring break a cabinet minister was forced to resign his seat due to misconduct.
Last week the minister of finance floated the idea that B.C. might support the relocation of welfare recipients, on a voluntary basis.
I fear that the “robocall” scandal rocking Ottawa will simply cause more voters to walk away from the political system in disgust.
I was so tempted to yell, “let’s get ready to rumble” in the legislature this week.
This week’s provincial budget is both a result and a reflection of our times.
One hundred years ago, B.C. embarked on a new adventure in forest management with the formation of the BC Forest Branch.
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed my time at home and the ability to get around the riding over the last month.
In the wake of the fire at Babine Forest Products the government has stepped in to help the community of Burns Lake.
Premier Christy Clark has posted the full legislative calendar for this year.
There’s a certain irony in the fact that federal Natural Resource Minister Joe Oliver started 2012 with an outrageous attack.
Last year I was appointed to the government’s bioeconomy committee along with MLAs John Yap, John Rustad, Eric Foster and Ron Cantelon.
This week I started posting my travel expense reports on my website www.bobsimpsonmla.ca.
Two weeks ago the minister of finance stated he was determined to balance B.C.’s budget by 2013 as required by the law.
During this fall’s legislative session the provincial government introduced legislation to simplify the student loan application process.
In the spring session I introduced legislation to change B.C.’s fixed election date to the fall from its current date in May.
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