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Legislative Report: March 20, 2023

It’s day 41. As of today’s writing, we still have 298 bills in the Senate to act on, and the House is looking to work on 240. The committees have been busy hearing the bills and taking action.

We are currently $1.1 billion over budget in the general fund and $446 million underwater in the Strategic Investment and Infrastructure Fund (SIIF). Much work is left in the Appropriations Committee to get...