The U.S. Supreme Court has established that the tribes own their water. What I'd like to focus on is doing something with the water that results in economic development.
The safest course for public officials is simply to throw all of the money in a sack.
Our citizens and those who have gone before us have charted the broad outlines of our course. They would envy our opportunity to translate dreams into action. They will judge us harshly should we fail.
I'm tired of high policy talks. I want to focus on nuts and bolts.
Money should not, and must not, change our commitment to solving problems and building this state.
Inaction may be safe, but it builds nothing.
The safest course for all of us as public officials is simply to throw all the money in a sack. Or in the way of one servant in the Biblical parable of the talents, bury the money in the ground rather than accept any risk. The servant's business plan proved reliable but ineffective.
The people of Wright deserve every bit of help they can get, and I hope that this federal declaration may provide a significant part of that
We're looking at a remarkable decade or two if we can get our act together
Theodore Roosevelt always talked about 'fair chance' in terms of the pursuit of game. I think you ought to have fair chance in the pursuit of a license
Our citizens and those who have gone before us charted the broad outlines of where we need to go, and they would envy our opportunity to translate those dreams into action. And I believe they will judge us very harshly should we fail to act.