2/18/20 - 2/24/20 Weekly Session Recap

Legislators had a full schedule during the seventh week of the 2020 Legislative Session. The deadline for introducing bills was on Monday night, so the calendar quickly became full with bills and resolutions to discuss. Although most work is still happening in committees, several pieces of legislation reached the House floor. After being held on a motion to reconsider last week, House Bill 756 came before the House again. The bill would require the Department of Finance and Administration to ascertain cost estimates of repairs at the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility. Amendment 1 to HB 756 was introduced and passed on a voice vote. The bill passed as amended and has been sent to the Se

2/4/20 - 2/17/20 Weekly Session Recap

On Monday, February 3rd, several legislators (including myself) paired up with youth from around our state to help show cattle at one of the livestock portions of the Dixie Nationals. The Dixie Nationals is one of the biggest Ag events in our state, and attracts livestock, acts, performers and people from around the state and country. This was the first of scheduled events. During the fifth week of session in the House, floor action was quite light because the deadline to file general bills was still over a week away. Bills must be filed and then passed out of committee before they are considered by the entire House. One bill that reached the House floor during this week was House Bill 95

1/20/20 - 2/3/20 Weekly Session Recap

During the third week of the 2020 Legislative Session, Speaker Philip Gunn made the much anticipated announcement of committee assignments. I am honored to have been named Vice-Chairman of the following three committees: Apportionment and Elections, Congressional Redistricting, and Legislative Reapportionment. With the 2020 census coming up, redistricting will be a big deal before the next slate of elections starting in 2023. These three committees will handle election law and issues that arise over the term, as well as the redistricting of House, Senate, and Congressional districts for our state. Other committees that I have been named to serve on are as follows: Appropriations Agricultur

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