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Explore our Legislative Session category, where you can find the latest news on state legislatures and session updates. Our expert team closely monitors legislative sessions to bring you the most comprehensive coverage of the latest bills, debates, and procedural changes. From tax reform to healthcare policy, our articles provide in-depth analysis and insights into the complex world of legislative sessions. Stay informed and up-to-date with our latest articles and breaking news on legislative sessions.
Photo credit: iStock.com/rarrarorro It was a busy 60 days in the 2023 Florida legislative session, which began on March 7. There is a Republican trifecta in Florida, with supermajorities of Republicans in both the State [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Pavel Muravev Following the 2022 midterm elections, Democrats hold veto-proof majorities in both legislative chambers in nine states, compared to 18 for Republicans. In a state’s checks and balances system, [...]
Photo credit: Ryan Stevens On January 17, 2023, Governor Jared Polis (D) delivered the 2023 State of the State Address to the Colorado General Assembly. During the address, Polis focused on the state’s leadup to [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/tumsasedgars While several states, like Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, New York, and others, do not have any deadline for bill introductions or filings, some states do. Below is a list of [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/zrfphoto Eighteen states began their respective 2023 legislative sessions the week of January 2, 2023. While much attention was paid to the vote(s) for U.S. Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/RAUL RODRIGUEZ In 2023, every state legislature in the country will meet, with the vast majority beginning their sessions in January. While lawmakers might not meet until next month (or later), most states [...]
DMGS previously explained various legislative terms and what they really mean. As we noted before, if you are new to navigating your state capitol building, or even a seasoned veteran, you may be Googling a [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/drnadig If you are new to navigating your state capitol building, or even a seasoned veteran, you may be Googling a few legislative terms thrown around capitol halls that everyone seems to [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/ChrisBoswell As we have noted previously, governors maintain the power to veto legislation in a state’s system of checks and balances. Each state has laws and rules outlining the veto process, which varies [...]
February 11th DMGS State Capital Weekly Recap: Mask Mandates Lifted, Calls for MI Wolf Hunt Season, & OR Bill to Prohibit Self-Service Gasoline
COVID-19 continued to play a role in capitals around the country this week with numerous states, such as Delaware and New Jersey, lifting their mask mandates. Additional issues that made headlines include Michigan GOP lawmakers [...]
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