Legislative session wrap-up
Last updated 6/16/2021 at 9:46am
It was an honor representing Senate District 2 at the capitol again this past session. Many bills were passed unanimously, many more in a true bipartisan manner, and unfortunately too many chiefly with one-party support. Here's a quick look back at some of the standout issues.
Money - we've never had so much of it. The fiscal year 2021-22 budget tops out at $34.1 billion. That doesn't include the billions of federal stimulus money. Stimulus spending might feel a little better if it wasn't borrowed from future generations.
Of the $34.1 billion, about $14 billion sits in the general fund wh...