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Legislative Update for the Week of 4/15/14-4/17/14

Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – General Assembly Easter work schedule – The Senate had a short week last week, in session only Tuesday and Wednesday.  Neither the Senate nor the House of Representatives will be in session this week.  Since the Senate will not be in session this [...]

Legislative Update for Week of 4/8/14-4/10/14

Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate– TEXTING WHILE DRIVING – The Senate passed S. 459 , a bill that would prohibit novice drivers – those with a learner’s permit or a restricted license – from using a cell phone at all while driving.  There were a few attempts to [...]

Legistlative Update for Week of 3/25/14-3/27/14

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING – The Senate made some progress on a bill that would prohibit novice drivers – those with a learner’s permit or a restricted license – from using a cell phone while driving.  I am hopeful that we will be able to get something passed and to the House soon.  I’ll keep you [...]

Legislative Update for Week of 3/18/14-3/20/14

Here are the highlights from last week’s action in the Senate – Resistance to Obamacare – The Senate spent several hours debating H.3101 and voted late Wednesday to reject the House version of the bill.  There were two significant votes.  First, many people (including me) believed the House version of the bill was constitutionally suspect [...]