End of Session Leaves a lot to be Desired
Because conference committees did not finalize key supplemental spending bills before the deadline, completed bills such as the tax bill and others, including the Economic Development and Jobs bill, were not passed along to the Governor to be signed
Legislative Leaders Reach Budget Framework Deal
With exactly one week left in the 2022 Legislative Session, Legislative leaders announced they have reached a deal on a framework of how to allocate they state’s historic surplus.
Legislature divided as end of session nears
Leaders seem confident they will reach a deal on the critical pieces but there is a lot of work to be done before the end of the legislative session, May 23rd.
Legislature Agrees to Front Line Worker Bonus Pay and U/I Trust Fund Repayment
With the end of the legislative session just three weeks away, lawmakers have a renewed sense of urgency.
Legislature returns, picking up the pace
Upon returning from break, the legislature is picking up the pace with four weeks left in the regular legislative session.
Legislature on Easter/Passover Break
The Legislature is off this week for Easter/Passover break after a long week of committee work to pass omnibus budget bills ahead of last week’s final deadline.
Omnibus Bills Begin to Move
As the second deadline passed - requiring bills to be heard in the House and Senate - many committees have rolled out their omnibus bill packages.
Second deadline approaching and a lot of waiting
This Friday will be the second deadline for many committees to hear bills. By this deadline, bills must have hearings in the House and Senate.
Supplemental Redevelopment Budget bill moves forward in the Senate, other disagreements continue
Supplemental Redevelopment Budget bill moves forward in the Senate, while partisanship disagreements over the unemployment insurance tax continue.
Deadline for replenishing unemployment insurance fund nears; Redevelopment Bill awaits hearing
Last week, EDAM’s main priority for the legislative session – securing Redevelopment Funding for 2023 – was heard in the House Workforce and Business Development Committee (House File 819).