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On June 26, the West Virginia Legislature adjourned its special session sine die. Lawmakers approved a budget after months of debate to resolve a $500 million shortfall in the 2018 fiscal year budget. The state budget cuts funding for higher […]

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On June 21, the Washington Legislature adjourned its second special session sine die. Lawmakers were unable to reach agreement on a budget bill during the session forcing Gov. Jay Inslee to call for another special session to start immediately after […]

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The Louisiana Legislature adjourned the second special session Friday, June 16, 2017 after passing the state’s budget. The Legislature could not reach an agreement to pass the budget during the 2017 regular legislative session forcing Gov. John Bel Edwards to […]

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The Alaska Legislature’s first special session ran out of time on June 16 without lawmakers passing a budget bill to resolve the state’s annual $2.7 billion deficit. Gov. Bill Walker immediately called a second special session convening that same day […]

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The Louisiana Legislature adjourned its regular legislative session Thursday, June 8, 2017, and immediately convened a 12-day special legislative session to pass the state’s operating budget for the financial year beginning July 1, 2017. The Legislature was unable to reach […]

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June 6, 2017  •  

Nevada Legislature Adjourns

The 79th session of the Nevada Legislature adjourned just after midnight local time on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. A package of budget bills was passed, resolving a stalemate many thought would not be resolved by the end of the regular […]

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Lawmakers finished a special session in one day, adjourning late Monday, June 5, 2017. The Legislature passed funding bills for the attorney general’s office, infrastructure projects, and the Department of Transportation. Gov. Phil Bryant was forced to call the special […]

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Gov. Rick Scott has called the Legislature into a special session to finalize the state budget. The session is scheduled for June 7 to June 9, 2017. Gov. Scott and House Speaker Richard Corcoran, who were at odds throughout the […]

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This week, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a call for a special session of the Louisiana Legislature as a precautionary measure in response to significant disagreements over the state’s operating and construction budgets. The special session, if necessary, is to […]

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The Alaska Legislature is still at work trying to pass a budget bill to resolve the state’s annual $2.7 billion deficit. Alaska faces a government shutdown if a budget is not adopted by July 1, and the governor’s administration already […]

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On May 23, the Washington Legislature adjourned its first special session sine die. Lawmakers were unable to reach agreement on a budget bill during the session forcing Gov. Jay Inslee to call for a second 30-day special session to start […]

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The 2017 Minnesota regular legislative session adjourned late on Monday, May 22, 2017. The legislators failed to pass a $46 billion spending package. As a result, the Legislature immediately entered into a special session at 12:01 a.m., on May 23, […]

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South Carolina lawmakers scheduled a three-day special legislative session before adjourning the regular session on May 11. The special session is expected to begin today. Because state law requires it, House Speaker Jay Lucas will gavel it in but then […]

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Gov. Bill Walker ordered Alaska legislators into a special session just minutes after the regular session adjourned. Lawmakers have been unable to agree on how to resolve the state’s annual $2.7 billion deficit. Majority House Democrats proposed a state income […]

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