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Legislative Update for Week of 4/14/15-4/16/15

The General Assembly returned last week after a break for Easter. Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate – State Budget – The Senate Finance Committee continued discussion of the state budget. The committee should complete its consideration this week, allowing the full Senate to begin discussing the budget on […]

Legislative Update for Week of 3/31/15 – 4/2/15

Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate – Mandatory CPR education – The Senate passed S. 320, a bill that would require high school students to receive instruction on the use of CPR and defibrillators. The bill now goes to the House of Representatives. Tax penalty and interest amnesty period […]

Legislative Update for Week of 3/24/15-3/26/15

Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate – Turkey Hunting Season and Bag Limit – The Senate and House of Representatives agreed on a final version of H. 3118.  Starting next season, the hunting season for male wild turkeys will be March 20 – May 5. Also, there will be […]

Legislative Update for Week of 3/17/15-3/19/15

Here are the highlights from the last week’s action in the Senate – More consideration for judicial and university board candidates – The Senate passed S. 374 and S. 436, bills that would allow legislators more time to evaluate the qualifications of candidates for judgeships and university board positions before being hounded for commitments. Currently, the […]