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Senate recognizes VanAusdle, budget negotiations continue

March 04, 2016

House and Senate members spent much of their week on the floor, debating and voting on bills before today’s opposite chamber cutoff deadline. Bills that originated in the opposite chamber must be voted out of the opposing chamber by 5 p.m. Fiscal committees also continued their work, hearing and voting on bills related to the budget, as writers continued negotiations on the supplemental capital and operating budgets. >>

Committees again at work, hearing bills from opposite chamber

February 21, 2016

Wednesday (Feb. 17) marked the cutoff date for bills to pass out of their chamber of origin. House committees got back to work Thursday, holding testimony on bills from the opposite chamber. On the budget front, the Office of Financial Management on Wednesday released its revenue forecast which will inform budget writers as they develop the state’s supplemental budget. >>

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