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System-requested bill passes Senate as Legislature awaits negotiated budget proposals

April 19, 2019

With just over a week to go in the regular session, the House and Senate on Wednesday wrapped up voting on bills from the opposite chamber and began working out differences on bills that received amendments after passing their originating chamber. Budget negotiators are still at work on operating, capital and transportation budget proposals hoping to reach an agreement before Sine Die on April 28. >>

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