Carl's Capitol Comments
House passes 172 bills on to senate
March 11, 2020
We had an incredibly busy week in the House, considering 174 measures on the floor. We passed 172 of those over to the state Senate. We have until March 12 to vote on the remaining House bills and resolutions before we start considering Senate measures. This coming week will be every bit as busy as the last as we work to meet that deadline. I expect to hear even more legislation than what we heard last week.
On deadline weeks, lawmakers spend almost every waking hour reading amendments and updates to bills on which we will be asked to vote each day. Things get incredibly hectic as we try t...