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Legislature eyes long list of bills

With the deadline now passed for new bills to be introduced during this year's budget session, the Wyoming Legislature has its agenda set for the next few weeks.

The majority of the focus, of course, will be on the budget itself, which passed first reading by the House Committee of the Whole on February 16 and saw legislators undergo a marathon session on Monday that included the introduction of 80 amendments in the House, only 33 of which were adopted, and 59 in the Senate on second reading, of which 24 were adopted.

However, while nearly 100 bills failed to receive introduction before the de...