Tag: Public Records Act

22
Apr

Nothing Left But the Big Stuff

The legislative session passed its last major hurdle before the end of session – Wednesday was the cutoff for bills needing to pass out of their opposite house. All that is left is for bills that were amended to be approved or rejected by their original house. That, and all of the big stuff the legislature has not yet gotten

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7
Apr

Miscellaneous Updates on Miscellaneous Things (With Some Repetition)

What’s old is new again (or so I hope, because a lot of this may seem repetitive, but that’s the time of Session we’re in). The wrongful death bill, SB 5163, was heard for what is expected to be the final time on April 1. This bill is expected to be passed into law, with projected additional costs to local

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30
Mar

Happy Budget Week (With Miscellaneous Updates, Too)!

Both the House and Senate unveiled their budgets this week, and there is a lot to digest. For elections, neither budget funds the “even year” elections, which is the status quo but is also disappointing given how hard we have worked with the Secretary of State to secure funding for all elections, regardless of year (the even- odd-year distinction is antiquated and

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25
Mar

Week in Review: Hearings, Hearings and More Hearings

This past week has been a busy one, with WSAC staff testifying at no fewer than a dozen hearings. With the House reporting passing 350 bills over to the Senate, and only 20 days allotted to policy committee hearings, next week should prove to be a busy one, as well. On Monday, WSAC testified in support of HB 1913, the

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