Tag: Governor

19
Jan

Hirst Bill Signed!

Last night the legislature passed a bipartisan, bicameral solution for issues facing rural water stemming from the Hirst Supreme Court decision.  The capital budget and bond bills were also passed and have been signed by the Governor. Since the Supreme Court decision of October 2016, Counties have been left without certainty in land use planning and liability in permitting. The

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8
Jan

2018 Pre-Session Update

First Week of Legislation Session This week the 2018 legislative session began, only six months after the close of the last session. 2018 is supposed to be a “short”, fast-paced, 60-day session where instead of a full-blown budget package, only supplemental changes are made to the budget. The question on everyone’s mind this year is whether the Legislature will, in

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