Late nights, packed committee meetings, and heated debate marked the fifth week of the 2017 session.
The Senate is quickly passing the remaining Senate bills out and receiving bills from the House for consideration. While there were some contested issues, the Senate conducted itself in a bipartisan fashion. We wasted no time this week and passed over 40 pieces of legislation including:
Senate Bill 9, redistricting of judicial districts in order to better align caseloads with current census data;