House passes crime bill; Special Session continues

t has been just over a week since the current special session was called. The first issue the House addressed was public safety. The House voted to pass the bipartisan conference committee crime bill, and I expect the Senate to pass it soon. Another big issue left to resolve is the operating budget, which the legislature needs to pass quickly (and the governor needs to sign) to provide...

The Governor Has Called A Special Session

Last week, we adjourned our regular session and the Governor immediately called the Legislature into a special session to focus on: crime reform legislation, education funding, and the operating and capital budgets. Below is a quick update on each of these items.