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Legislative Updates

MACo Legislative Update, Issue 2 – January 10, 2021

By | County News, Legislative Updates

The 67th Legislative Session is freshly underway, having just convened last Monday, January 4th. The usual hustle and bustle of the Capitol building–often filled with legislators, lobbyists, the public, and guided tours–was unnervingly absent. Some legislators and advocates still haunted the halls, but for the most part, the first week’s chaos migrated primarily to computer screens, cell phones, and emails.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 16

By | Legislative Updates

Week 15 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, and the Legislature has left the Capitol yesterday afternoon for a much-needed break. The Senate will reconvene on Monday, April 22nd at 5 p.m., and the House will reconvene on Tuesday for their usual 1 p.m. floor session.

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 15

By | Legislative Updates

Week 14 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, with HB 773 (Modifying entitlement share payments) being defeated on the Senate Floor, 12-38, and then indefinitely postponed, 46-4 (be sure to contact your Senators and thank them for voting NO on HB 773).

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MACo Legislative Update, Issue 14

By | Legislative Updates

Week 13 of the 66th Legislative Session has officially come to a close, with the House and Senate working a little later than usual Friday evening to try and get the last few amended general bills transmitted to the other House before Monday, April 8th (those that don’t will be considered to have missed their transmittal deadline and died in the process).

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