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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

The Kentucky State Capitol building

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

Idaho State Flag

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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Flag of Missouri

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

Arkansas State Capitol

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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Gov. Asa Hutchinson - by: usbotschaftberlin, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

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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Arizona State Capitol - by Visitor7

The 55th Arizona Legislature adjourned its second regular session sine die on June 25. During the session, Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation in March to ensure only U.S. citizens vote in Arizona’s elections, further protecting the state’s voters and strengthening […]

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June 27, 2022  •  

New York Special Session Scheduled

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Gov. Hochul will reconvene the New York General Assembly for a special session on June 30 to address the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision invalidating a portion of the state’s concealed carry law. It is not yet clear when the special […]

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Indiana State Capitol - By Daniel Schwen / CC BY-SA

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed a proclamation calling a special session of the General Assembly beginning July 6 to take action on his plan to distribute $1 billion in tax relief to Hoosiers due to inflation. The special session also […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Lawmakers convened the special session called by Gov. Tony Evers on June 22 and immediately adjourned without considering Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban. Evers called the special session for lawmakers to consider legislation to repeal the abortion ban enacted in 1849. The […]

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