Bill Simon Junior is still eying the statehouse, but it´s not the governor´s chair he´s after.
The two-time gubernatorial candidate says he´s formed an exploratory committee for a campaign for state treasurer in 2006. He says fiscal irresponsibility over the last few years has caused the state´s woeful financial situation.
Simon was the Republican challenger to Democrat Gray Davis in the 2002 gubernatorial race. He also campaigned in last year´s recall, but dropped out before the election.