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State lawmakers negotiate dozens of bills before deadline

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / MAY 2015

    The chamber of the House of Representatives members at the state capitol. State lawmakers are facing a major deadline and negotiating final details on dozens of bills. Anything that doesn’t pass out of committee by the end of the day today will die.

State lawmakers are facing a major deadline and negotiating final details on dozens of bills. Anything that doesn’t pass out of committee by the end of the day today will die.

They’re finalizing how to cool the state’s overheated classrooms. They’re also negotiating whether they’ll change the incentives the state offers for rooftop solar and other renewable energy systems.

Lawmakers are taking up a bill to create an independent review board to investigate incidents of death that involved an officer.

They’re also making final decisions on how to set up the state’s medical marijuana dispensary system.

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