Yes means No (maybe)

Testimony in the state Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee on a plan to eliminate the deficit in the state’s Unemployment Insurance trust fund was a lesson in lobbying. Almost everyone representing a business interest expressed support for the bill, and then found fault.  Meantime, all the Republicans (who generally align with business interests) voted yes.  Union spokespeople expressed opposition and then found less fault.    Democrats (who generally align with labor)  voted no. The one exception was Sen. Tim Skinner (D-Terre Haute) who voted yes but wanted to vote no.  He thought he was voting on an amendment and not…