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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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State of Hawaii

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 - by Liz Kaye | IU Communications

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 State Capitol Building

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

Louisiana State Capitol - by: Jim Plylar, CC BY-SA 3.0

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 State Capitol Building

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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