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May 19, 2017

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The state budget Conference Committee met this week and, while the conferees had hoped to work through their differences and adopt a report by today, they remain at odds on several issues and will continue their negotiations. Major differences...
May 12, 2017

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This week was the final week of the legislative session. However, a Joint Resolution to allow the General Assembly to continue past the mandatory May 11 Sine Die deadline was adopted since the state budget has not yet been finalized. Budget...
May 8, 2017

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After voting last year to shorten the legislative session, both the House and Senate are feeling the pressure and spending considerable time in floor debate as the session begins to draw to a close. However, a Joint Resolution to allow them to...
May 1, 2017

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The Senate worked late into the evening on both Tuesday and Wednesday in order to finally get an agreement and pass the long-awaited highway infrastructure funding plan. Just six legislative days remain before the mandatory adjournment date of May...
April 27, 2017

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The General Assembly returned from Easter furlough with just twelve legislative days remaining in the session before the adjournment date of May 11. The Senate finally began debate on the highway infrastructure funding bill but adjourned Thursday...
April 7, 2017

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The Senate completed work on their version of the state budget this week. This was the last week for bills to cross over to the other chamber. In order for legislation to be signed into law this year, it must pass one chamber to the other no later...

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