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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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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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August 2, 2019  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 2, 2019

National/Federal Ex-McConnell Staffers Lobbied on Russian-Backed Kentucky Project Politico – Natasha Bertrand and Theodoric Meyer | Published: 7/31/2019 Two former top staffers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have lobbied Congress and the Treasury Department on the development of a new […]

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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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Ky Gov. Matt Bevin - Gage Skidmore

Gov. Matt Bevin is set to call a special legislative session to pass a bill giving relief to quasi-governmental groups from the soaring pension costs they must pay starting this month. The special session will have to start on July […]

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Flag of Alaska

The state Senate kicked off the second special session in Juneau and promptly removed Sen. Mia Costello as the majority leader. Costello was in Wasilla with nearly a third of her fellow lawmakers. Gov. Mike Dunleavy called for the second […]

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Hawaii Capitol Building

Leaders in the state Senate and House of Representatives announced on July 5 that lawmakers will not attempt to override any vetoes issued by Gov. David Ige. House Speaker Scott Sakiki said the Legislature would not convene an override session […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The 101st General Assembly adjourned its spring session on Sunday, June 2 after going into overtime to address Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s agenda. During the spring session, Senate Bill 1545 was introduced to prohibit a legislator from lobbying local government during […]

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Nevada State Capitol Octagonal Annex

The Legislature adjourned sine die in the early morning hours of June 4. The final day of the session was spent passing a two-year state budget and multiple bills related to lobbying and campaign finance laws. Assembly Bill 452 imposes […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

The Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die on May 31. The legislative session ended on the 84th day, sooner than the scheduled 90-day session. During the session lawmakers passed a balanced budget, enacted legislation to assist military families, and increased the […]

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Minnesota Capitol Building

The Minnesota Legislature adjourned sine die on May 20, the latest possible day the state constitution allowed it to be in regular session. Lawmakers reached a bipartisan budget deal after extensive negotiations. However, Gov. Tim Walz will need to call […]

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Alaska State Capitol Buildling - Jay Galvin

The 31st Alaska Legislature adjourned the first regular session at the constitutional deadline on May 15. The legislature did not find resolution on some of the biggest issues including crime, the budget, and the dividend residents receive from the state’s […]

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South Carolina Capitol Building

The 123rd General Assembly adjourned at 5 p.m. Thursday after approving a resolution allowing lawmakers to reconvene for a statewide session beginning May 20. Concurrent Resolution 785 provides that the General Assembly meet in a statewide session to consider special […]

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