General Session Wrap-up
March 7, 2019
I am finally back home—quite a change -27 degrees this am and several feet of snow on the ground. Makes the Capitol seem like a banana belt.
The legislature adjourned “sine die” at 1:45 a.m. on Thursday. Sine die means a hard adjournment that the body cannot reconvene. This means there is no chance to override any vetoes the governor may make.
We did override two governors vetoes on Wednesday – neither of any consequence. The governor did some good work with his other vetoes, taking out some parts of the budget that he (and myself) thought should have been bills, not budget footnot...