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June 3, 2017

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After weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, a Conference Committee working on the state budget reached an agreement this past Wednesday evening. The General Assembly will return to Columbia next week to adopt the state budget Conference...
May 26, 2017

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The House of Representatives cancelled their return to Columbia this past Tuesday, because the Conference Committee working on the state budget has not yet reached a consensus plan. The Senate was in session briefly on Tuesday. APPOINTMENT On...
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...

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