I must admit that until just recently Governor Dave Heineman’s position on the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline baffled me. He repeatedly said that he’s not taking a position on the pipeline because it’s a “federal regulatory” issue. That left me scratching my head. Since when has something being a federal issue stopped the Governor from taking a position?
Let’s take immigration for example. Immigration is a federal issue. Yet, Governor Heineman has not only made his strong opinions on immigration known, he effectively used the issue in the 2004 gubernatorial campaign.
CONTINUE: Really, Mr. Governor? Really? »