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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...
April 4, 2017

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The pace of action in the General Assembly continues to increase as legislators see the May 11 adjournment deadline fast approaching. The House of Representatives worked into the evening on Tuesday in an effort to clear their calendar of some of the...
March 23, 2017

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With just two weeks remaining before the legislative crossover deadline, numerous subcommittees and committees were working to get legislation to the other chamber. In order for legislation to be signed into law this year, it must pass one chamber to...
March 17, 2017

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This week marked the halfway point in the 2017 legislative session with adjournment scheduled for May 11. The House of Representatives passed their version of the state budget after just two days of debate. The Senate Finance Committee advanced the...
March 11, 2017

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There was a lot of activity in both the House and Senate this week, discussing everything from infrastructure funding to the use of medical cannabis. The House of Representatives spent considerable time in floor debate in an effort to clear their...

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