New Senate plan would give public, legislators more time to review budget bills
December 13, 2023
Session is two months away, and we've been busy with budget work and getting our bills ready. Around 1,000 bills were requested by Friday's deadline. Staff will be researching and drafting these in the coming weeks and have until Jan. 18 to get them filed. I'm working on around a dozen Senate bills, which I'll share about as I get them filed.
Senate leadership rolled out a new budget plan last week to help open up the process, provide all legislators and the public more time to review budget bills, and make the process more efficient and transparent overall. While our appropriations subcomm...