Apr 19, 2019

2019 Legislative Update: Week Five

After the second two-day week—during which the Legislature was only in session and voting on the floor on Tuesday and Thursday—in a row, the 2019 Regular Session has started to move at a much more familiar pace. The session has now also produced its two first general laws: Acts 2019–24...

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Apr 29, 2019

2019 Legislative Update: Week Six

After its third relatively calm two-day week, the Legislature seems to have settled into a steady, productive pace. That adjustment is all the more remarkable for the fact that nearly one-third of the Legislators are new to their respective chambers. With 13 of 30 legislative days used, the Legislature is...

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May 24, 2019

2019 Legislative Update: Week Ten

Despite a few flare-ups of controversy, the Legislature had a relatively productive three-day week. The Senate in particular made quick work of a budget debate and several calendars’ worth of relatively noncontroversial legislation. The House worked late into the night on Tuesday on a calendar of almost all House-originated legislation...

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