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Legislative Update

As we near the finish line of the 2022 Legislative Budget Session, there is still plenty of work to do as we head into the last week.

The legislative session is always busy, particularly in a budget year, but this year we had a few additional topics to work through, including redistricting and allocating the one-time American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars. There were also a slate of committee and individual bills to address the most pressing issues.

This week the Senate passed the redistricting bill – HB100. Every ten years, the State is required to redraw the state’s legislative districts ba...

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