We’ve done surveys and compared your votes to ours. This year let’s work together to create bills for the 2018 Session.
We’ll post a comparison on what you’d do with State Revenue with what the Legislature Passes. Any year where there’s an increase in state tax revenues the Legislature decides what to do with the money. Give tax refunds? Put more into education? Support agriculture? You only have a set amount of money – you decide […]
As promised, here’s the survey results. How you voted; how the Senate voted; and, the explanation on why I voted the way I did. House Bills HB4 FAMILY SICK LEAVE Shall employers be required to provide paid sick leave to employees in order to care for themselves or a family member? The bill applies only to employers […]
The other day I voted “no” on the second reading of a bill and explained why in remarks on the Senate floor. I was later told that the only issues we’re voting on at second reading is whether the committee report is accurate, or the bill referral is accurate. Hogwash. We’re voting on the changes […]
The Airbnb and vacation rental bill is becoming one of the “down to the wire” bills that will be decided in the mysterious Conference Committee process. But yesterday, things got a bit more interesting and, for me, a little personal. In the first half of Session the House took Airbnb’s proposed bill, amended it a […]