Progress and surprises
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 12:03pm
Budget approved by both chambers! It took a Saturday session, but the budget is on its way back to the Joint Budget Committee to iron out the differences between the House and Senate versions. Hearings don't take as long when there's no money to argue over for pet projects. We did see several amendments trying to preserve various pots of money including the Senior and Disabled Veterans Homestead Act, but amendments introduced by the minority party didn't fare well, including that one.
One surprise this past week has been the number and scope of bills allowed to be introduced. The rule was a...