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Budget and ERPO Passed


The Senate passed the budget this past week - the one thing we are required to do by law. This was the most collegial process the Senate has enjoyed on any major piece of legislation this year. 

The bill now goes to the House where they generally strip all of the Senate amendments off and put on their own. From there the budget goes back to the Joint Budget Committee where they look at all of the amendments and act as the Conference Committee to reconcile all the versions of the bill and bring it back into balance.

Forty-two amendments were printed this year – a light year from what I wa...

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