Week 6 Legislative Session: Late nights Lead to Long Week

Week 6 Legislative Session: Late nights Lead to Long Week

This week marked the passing of another deadline. Tuesday saw legislators on the floor past 1:00 AM. It’s been a long week for us all, to say the least. Thursday’s deadline signaled all bills that had not been heard and voted off the floor in their chamber of origin...
Week 5 Legislative Session: Bills Reach the Floor

Week 5 Legislative Session: Bills Reach the Floor

This week was spent hearing bills that passed through committee and made it on to the Floor to be voted on by the entire chamber of origin. All bills that passed through committee by last Thursday, are now vying for an opportunity to be heard on the House or Senate...
Week 4 Legislative Session: Deadline Week

Week 4 Legislative Session: Deadline Week

Last week was a deadline week, meaning any bills that did not make it out of their committees are dead. We can all breathe a sigh of relief that bills such as SB 803, which would have made teaching systemic racism and gender discrimination a dangerous line to toe for...
Week 3 Legislative Session: Winter Weather & Peaceful Assembly

Week 3 Legislative Session: Winter Weather & Peaceful Assembly

Week three in the legislature was a frenzy as chambers swung between being open and closed due to the weather. Both chambers were closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the Senate stayed closed while the House ran business as usual. Thursday both chambers were in...

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