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The Hawaii State Senate will convene a special session on June 20 to review judicial appointments. Judicial appointments are for Jill M. Hasegawa and Joanna E. Sokolow to the District Family Court of the 3rd Circuit – Hawaii Island, and […]

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Gov. Eric Holcomb announced he plans to call Indiana lawmakers back into a special session this month to distribute $1 billion in tax relief to Hoosiers due to inflation. The special session also would open the door for lawmakers to […]

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 168 calling for a special session of the Legislature to begin Wednesday, June 22. Evers wants lawmakers to take up legislation to repeal Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban.

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June 7, 2022  •  

Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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Louisiana lawmakers adjourned the 2022 regular session sine die on the evening of June 6. During the session, legislators balanced the budget as well as spending related to education, healthcare, and critical infrastructure. Trigger language to Louisiana law will end […]

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The New York General Assembly adjourned sine die on Saturday, June 4. Lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 09006 replacing the Joint Commission on Public Ethics with a new Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government effective July 8. The Commission on […]

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Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed Amendment to House Bill 716, requiring judicial candidate committees to report all persons who have contributed in excess of $500 to the committee if received from any committee, association or group not required to disclose […]

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

In a unanimous ruling, the Indiana Supreme Court ruled the bill giving the General Assembly the ability to call itself into special sessions was unconstitutional. House Enrolled Act 1123 was passed with a veto override in 2021, and Gov. Eric […]

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Oklahoma Capitol Building

The Oklahoma Legislature adjourned its regular session on May 27 without referring any measures to the 2022 ballot for voters to consider. During the session, lawmakers considered referring constitutional amendments and state statutes to the ballot. Fifteen constitutional amendments and […]

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May 27, 2022  •  

Florida Special Session Adjourns

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Florida state legislators concluded a five-day special session after passing two bills addressing insurance rates. The first bill helps insurers with their risk portfolio by creating reinsurance to assist policyholders. The second requires condominiums to have thorough inspections and includes […]

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The 92nd session of the Minnesota Legislature adjourned sine die on May 23 without passing most of the tax and spending bills. A special session is expected to be called by the governor in hopes of reaching an agreement on […]

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May 25, 2022  •  

Iowa Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The regular session of the 89th Iowa General Assembly adjourned sine die on May 25, over a month past their target end date of April 19. During the session, lawmakers passed House File 2526, prohibiting private money from being used […]

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The second regular session of the 101st Missouri General Assembly concluded after passing a congressional redistricting map, which Gov. Parson signed. The speaker declared the session adjourned sine die as of midnight May 30, in accordance with the constitution. The […]

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Oklahoma Capitol Building

The Oklahoma Legislature called a concurrent legislative session to begin May 18 concerning $1.8 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) fund spending. The special session will also cover $698 million in Large-scale Economic Activity and Development Act (LEAD Act) allocations […]

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Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

The Alaska Legislature adjourned sin die late Wednesday after finally coming to an agreement on the state’s budget bill. Lawmakers set this year’s dividend for each resident at $3,200 from Alaska’s Permanent Fund, a fund derived from the state’s oil […]

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