We are happy to report that readers came through and helped us reach our end-of-the-session fundraising goal. We had set a target of $6,500 and we hit that number Tuesday on our way to an eight-day total of $6,833 . . .

We are truly grateful for the support and all the notes of encouragement that arrived with many of your contributions.

If you had intended to make a contribution but forgot to do so this week, you still can do so and help us along the way to our 2015 goal of $24,000 in reader support.

But the good news is that we are a full third of the way to that goal and will be announcing some events in the coming months to help put us over the top in preparation for 2016. It’s going to be a busy year covering the 2016 legislative session and election.

Thanks again for your support! We couldn’t do this without you!

-doug & christine