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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

Iowa Capitol Building - Ashton B Crew

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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May 13, 2022  •  

Vermont Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The Vermont General Assembly adjourned sine die on Thursday, May 12. Lawmakers passed Vermont’s first statewide ethics code with new gift limits and a revolving door provision applicable to legislative employees. Bills related to campaign finance were introduced, but not […]

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The South Carolina Legislature adjourned on Thursday, May 12. Passed bills included early voting procedures and expanded access to birth control. The Legislature will meet again in a special session scheduled to be held June 15 focusing on the state […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

The 73rd Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die May 11. During the session, legislation related to campaign finance was introduced. House Bill 1060 was passed, creating aggregate limits on candidates for school district director from persons other than small donor […]

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May 10, 2022  •  

Maine Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The second regular session of the 130th Maine Legislature adjourned sine die on May 9. Two campaign finance bills were passed during the session and signed by the governor. Legislative Document 1782, effective January 1, 2023, permits business entities to […]

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State of Hawaii

The Hawaii Legislature adjourned its regular session sine die May 5. During the session, several bills related to campaign finance were introduced. House Bill 1423, with its last action on March 18, was introduced but has not passed. The bill […]

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May 6, 2022  •  

Connecticut Legislature Adjourns

Connecticut State Capitol - John Phelan

The 2022 session of the Connecticut General Assembly adjourned on May 4. Lawmakers passed a state budget including more than $600 million in tax cuts, made Juneteenth a state holiday, and dedicated $300 million toward fighting the opioid epidemic. Bills […]

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The Kansas State Capitol in Topeka, Kansas. (c) 2018 Tony Webster

The Kansas Legislature adjourned its special veto session just after 2 a.m. on April 29. During the recently concluded veto session, the Legislature passed the omnibus spending bill to fund public schools and special education. Typically, upon veto adjournment, the […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

The 107th Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die on April 20 after 60 days in session. Due to term limits, 11 senators are leaving the Legislature and an additional two decided not to seek reelection. The term limit senators include Henderson […]

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