The Opening Gavel
Last updated 1/25/2022 at 2:40pm
This first report from the Senate is a bit behind schedule, but it's been that kind of a session so far. Opening day was pretty much as expected, speeches from leaders in both parties, first readings on a few bills to get committees to work, press conference and some finalizing of language by members on bills yet to be introduced.
Up early on day two it was immediately apparent that with a raging sore throat I should avoid human contact. Heading south I arrived home in time to attend the session virtually. The next 48 hours were mostly miserable as Omicron assailed me with an array of sympt...