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By Ogden Driskill
Senate District 1 

Legislative Update


February 7, 2019

Hello from the fourth week of the 2019 General Session. Most of the debate this week surrounded SF0001 – General government appropriations, also known as the Budget Bill.

In the Senate, there were 79 amendments to the Budget Bill – of which 47 were adopted, 27 failed and five were withdrawn. I offered five amendments to the budget. Two of my amendments were agreed to by the Senate, two were not and I withdrew one.

Today is the last day for legislation to come out of Committee in the originating body and Monday will be the last day for first reading in the Committee of the Whole in both...

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