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Lawmakers are back in Springfield for a six-day abbreviated veto session to address major laws passed earlier this year. The veto session convened October 28 through October 30, and reconvenes from November 12 through November 14. The veto session agenda […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Gov. Tony Evers called for the Legislature to convene in a special session on November 7 to vote on gun control legislation. The bills require universal background checks for all firearm purchases in the state. The legislation would also implement […]

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New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

The General Court of New Hampshire is set to reconvene this week for a veto session over 55 bills vetoed by Gov. Chris Sununu. The Legislature will discuss bills relating to firearm sales, renewal energy, and campaign finance transparency. Lawmakers […]

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Hawaii Capitol Building

The Hawaii Senate will convene in special session on September 16 to review gubernatorial nominees to the state courts. The gubernatorial nominees up for consideration by the Senate are: Clyde J. Wadsworth to the Intermediate Court of Appeals as associate […]

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Utah Capitol Building - Jkinsocal

Gov. Gary Herbert called for a special session of the Utah Legislature to convene on September 16. The session will focus on issues related to dispensing medical cannabis, appropriating census funding, and making several other technical adjustments. Legislators will have […]

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Maine Governor Janet Mills

Maine lawmakers voted to pass Gov. Janet Mills’ proposed $105 million bond to fund transportation efforts during the one-day special legislative session on Monday, August 26. The transportation bond to upgrade roads, bridges, ports, rail and air transportation, and to […]

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Maine Capitol Building

Maine Gov. Janet Mills issued a proclamation calling for a special legislative session to be held on Monday, August 26. The session will be used to consider bond proposals in transportation; infrastructure and economic development; environmental protection; and land conservation […]

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Tennessee State Capitol Building

The Tennessee Legislature held a single-day special session to formally elect c as speaker of the House. Sexton, a Crossville Republican, had already been informally chosen for the role after a series of votes in a July caucus meeting. Sexton […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Gov. Mike Parson has scheduled a special legislative session to begin on September 9. Parsons hopes to see legislation passed allowing individuals to count the sales earning of multiple vehicles as credits against the sales tax of a replacement vehicle. […]

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Maine Governor Janet Mills

Maine Gov. Janet Mills has called a special session to begin on Monday, August 26. Mills hopes the Legislature will pass four bond bills totaling $163 million to raise funds for a variety of infrastructure projects. The Legislature rejected a […]

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August 8, 2019  •  

Alaska Second Special Session Ends

Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

The second special session of the Alaska Legislature that began with controversy and division ended quietly on Tuesday with no further legislative action. Tuesday marked the 30-day session limit. The Legislature approved restoring much of the operating budget money Gov. […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

Gov. Matt Bevin signed a bill into law that allows Kentucky regional universities and “quasi” state agencies to avoid a massive spike in pension costs in exchange for exiting the state’s ailing pension systems. Bevin called a special legislative session […]

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Connecticut State Capitol

On July 22, the Connecticut General Assembly convened and adjourned a special session. During the special session lawmakers passed Senate Bill 1210 authorizing state grant commitments for school building projects. Senate Bill 1210 also made changes to the procurement processes […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

Gov. Matt Bevin announced he will convene the Kentucky General Assembly into special session at 8 a.m. on July 19. Since the conclusion of the 2019 regular session, Bevin has been working with state legislators preparing for a special session […]

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