50 State Blog Roundup

BlueNC wasn't started as part of a 50 state blog plan, but during the course of the past few years the major state blogs have made contact with each other and now submit summaries each week for a roundup. The following is this week's roundup:

Compiled this week by Zappatero at Squarestate.net. Permission is granted to cross-post in entirety at your blog, too.

Read on for this week's 50 state blog roundup!

Delaware Liberal
Congressman Mike Castle is Mr. MIA on Iraq and Alberto Gonzales
Hawaii is sending some of its prison population to Arizona. That seems cruel and unusual.
New Jersey
Fred Phelps is spreading his ignorance and hate to the funerals of New Jersey soldiers killed in Iraq. 
Daily Kingfish
Arts education is back. Kudos to Senator Sharon Broome, (D-Baton Rouge), for convincing her colleagues in the Legislature that Arts in Education works.
With Michigan's university funding is up in the air legislators take a break.
New Hampshire
Jeanne Shaheen looking strong against Sununu the Lesser in new ARG poll.
West Virginia
A Hino truck plant is going into an idle Walker Systems site. Few of those ineffective and costly incentives were needed.
New York
Democrats put the smackdown on anti-immigrant rhetoric from one of their own.
David Lublin takes a look a Maryland's budget troubles and the tax proposals that may fix them.
Does the Indiana National Guard have a readiness issue?
A legislative team led by Democrat Andrew Romanoff is trying to curtail excessive changes to the state's constitution.
Alberto Gonzales gets a not-so-warm welcome from those who really care about the rule of law. (Great pic!)
New Mexico
Wal-Mart takes a hit in New Mexico.
Saxby Chambliss is approaching the 50% danger line as he gets ready to run for the U.S. Senate again.
Turn Maine Blue
The Christian Right is on the attack in Maine.
ActBlue is 3, and KT took the time to post this everywhere - let's give our favorite candidates some of that mother's milk. 
Turn Arizona blue....green.
The Tahoe fire blame game is fully aflame. And Democrats cave on hospital dumping.
Ohio (AOG)
Going after Mean Jean Schmidt in Ohio.
Texas A&M scientists are having trouble controlling the biological agents in their labs. Cornyn at 42% approval - get him, Texans!
Keeping an eye on push polls in Iowa.
Green Mountain Daily
A look at Vermont's dueling bills on how to address climate change is here.
Rhode Island
A Rhode Island roundup in the 50 state roundup.
Alabama led the way by banning catfish imported from China.
Raising Kaine
Some environmental progress by Jim Moran is applauded.
New Nebraska Network
Scott Kleeb is trying to keep the blue shift going in Nebraska.
North Dakota
Our North Dakota outpost needs an infusion of energy and writers. chime in, people. Democracy ain't free, but blogging is!
Wasatch Watcher
This is a repeat, but I really don't like Mitt: Romney's money man in Utah accused of abusing minors. And don't forget, Mitt treats pets worse than his team treats humans.
Gore polls ahead of Hillary in MA.
Uppity Wisconsin
More US Attorney and VA shenanigans in Wisconsin.
Joe Bodell looks at Norm Coleman's past as a toker and the Strib's lazy reporting on the issue. 
North Carolina
The D-trip is going to highlight Robin Hayes' failure to support vets in a July 4 ad blitz.
Missouri Higher Ed takes a 19% tuition hit in a bill signed by Governor Blunt, son of Congressman Blunt.
Knox Views
A look at zero energy home plans.
HP is laying off in Boise. I know where HP is hiring, and it's not in the U.S.
The Missoulian doesn't want their city to speak up on Iraq.
Lieberdem alert: New Haven Democratic Leader Donates More to Republican Party
GOP immigration hysteria is causing a historic hispanic voter migration.



Dang there's a lot to keep up with

Thanks for taking the initiative and posting this here. You da best too.

Little copy and paste

and I figured its the weekend, so can take a break and look at what's going on in other states too. I love the table they developed. It looks all nice and neat.

Robin Hayes lied. Nobody died, but thousands of folks lost their jobs.

Vote Democratic! The ass you save may be your own.

Great idea!

Like the table and the one liners and simple linkies. That Washington state link with the pics made my morning.

"They took all the trees and put them in a tree museum Then they charged the people a dollar 'n a half just to see 'em. Don't it always seem to go that you don't know what you've got till it's gone? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot."

I can't take credit for it

We'll take our turn at doing the roundup probably in the next few weeks. The participating sights submit content to link to and the person compiling info can visit the sites, but the table and graphics are already provided. It looked so good, I had to post for our reading enjoyment. We wind up helping each other boost our Google rankings and we provide our communities a chance to easily see what's going on at the grassroots/netroots level in the participating states. Win/win all the way around.

Robin Hayes lied. Nobody died, but thousands of folks lost their jobs.

Vote Democratic! The ass you save may be your own.

It's wonderful!

I'll be reading it at my leisure all week. Thanks!