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September 22, 2022  •  

Wisconsin Governor Calls Special Session

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Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 175 calling for a special session of the Wisconsin Legislature to begin Tuesday, October 4 to consider and act upon two proposals allowing voters to introduce ballot initiatives and amending the constitution to create […]

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September 2, 2022  •  

Idaho Adjourns Special Session

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The Idaho Legislature has adjourned after one day of deliberation, passing a $1 billion package to cut taxes and increase education funding. The bill allocates $500 million in tax rebates to be distributed to all Idahoans who filed taxes in […]

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New Hampshire Lawmakers will return to session on September 15 to decide whether to override eight vetoes issued by Gov. Sununu. Because the veto session follows the state’s primary elections, some senators and representatives may participate even after losing their […]

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September 1, 2022  •  

California Legislature Adjourns

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The California State Legislature has adjourned for the year, but not before passing several bills concerning lobbying, campaign finance, and procurement in the twilight hours of the session. Among the bills currently awaiting signature by Gov. Gavin Newsom are Senate […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

The special session of the Missouri Legislature scheduled to begin on September 6, has been postponed until September 14. Lawmakers need more time to deliver on Gov. Mike Parson’s plan for income tax cuts and tax incentives for the agriculture […]

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August 29, 2022  •  

Kentucky Lawmakers End Special Session

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Lawmakers ended a three-day special session by passing a $213 million package for flood recovery and a plan to help schools in eastern Kentucky. Signed into law by Gov. Beshear on Friday, the law establishes the East Kentucky State Aid […]

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear called a special session of the Kentucky General Assembly to begin today, August 24 at noon to establish funding and administration of the Eastern Kentucky State Aid Funding for Emergencies (EKSAFE) and amend the statute relating to […]

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August 24, 2022  •  

Gov. Little Announces Special Session

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Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced a special session starting September 1, focusing on education funding and cutting taxes. During the special session, legislators will debate a bill that features the largest tax cut and investment in education funding in the […]

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson called a special session of the Legislature beginning September 6 to pass income tax credits and agricultural tax credits. Parson hopes the special session will end quickly and a bill containing his proposal could clear the […]

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August 12, 2022  •  

Arkansas Special Session Adjourns

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Arkansas lawmakers adjourned from their special session on August 11. Legislation passed includes an expedited process for corporate and individual tax cuts. The Legislature also approved an appropriation of $50 million for a school safety grant. This does affect lobbying […]

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Massachusetts Capitol Building

The Massachusetts Legislature adjourned its formal session August 1 after a historic 23-hour session. Before adjourning, lawmakers passed laws legalizing sports betting, expanding mental health care, and overhauling regulations related to recreational marijuana. The Legislature will continue to meet in […]

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has called for a special session in August to discuss possible tax cuts. The previously estimated Arkansas budget surplus for the 2022 fiscal year of $1.4 billion grew to a record $1.6 billion. The special session […]

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July 6, 2022  •  

New York Special Session Adjourns

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The New York General Assembly adjourned its extraordinary session on July 1. Lawmakers passed new gun safety legislation and approved a proposal to guarantee abortion rights at the state level, taking the first step in a multi-year process to amend […]

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Delaware Capitol Building

The 151st session of the Delaware General Assembly adjourned sine die on Thursday, June 30. Though bills related to campaign finance law were introduced, none were passed. Before adjourning, lawmakers passed a package of six gun safety laws and a […]

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