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It’s now Day 27 of the 30-day special session. Finally, Democrats in the House and Senate have reached agreement on a $794 million tax package. Senate Democrats have abandoned their sales...

April 10, 2010

MORE REPUBLICAN SOLUTIONS SHOT DOWN Throughout the 60-day regular session, and now, the special session, my Republican colleagues and I have offered many very good solutions to balance the state budget...

April 3, 2010

It’s Day 19 of the special session. After being sent home for nearly a week and a half, lawmakers in the House have been called back to Olympia today. So maybe...

April 2, 2010

We are now in Day 15 of the special session, and Democrat leaders in both the House and Senate have dug in their heels, coming no closer to  a budget agreement...

March 29, 2010

On Monday legislators were sent home while the special session remains incomplete. We are currently in what is called a rolling session, awaiting a call from the Speaker of the House...

March 25, 2010

The 2010 regular session ended March 11.  The Legislature is currently in the middle of a special session called by the governor that could last up to 30 days.  Each day...

March 22, 2010

We are now on day eight of the special session and a lot of time and money are being wasted as we wait for majority Democrats to bring out a supplemental...

March 22, 2010

Today is day five of the special session and a lot of time and money is being wasted as we wait for the majority party to bring out a supplemental budget...

March 19, 2010

The Legislature is now in an extended, or “special” session.  House and Senate majority Democrats were unable to come to a budget agreement in the constitutionally-allotted 60-day session.  As a result,...

March 19, 2010

Immediately after the Legislature adjourned March 11, the governor called us back into a special session to come to a consensus on the budget and proposed taxes. Despite having 60 days...

March 17, 2010