The legislative session started out with a BANG on day one as the Senate leadership promptly used their super majority to suspend the rules, ram through 23 bills and send them to the House. The House is moving mostly at the normal pace, but their Finance committee pulled a fast one on Thursday and added the governor’s 50% personal income tax cut to their agenda at the last minute and passed it out to the floor. Keep reading for more on the big things that happened during the first week of the 2023 legislative, along with actions you can take, and resources for staying up to date. Also, be sure to check our events calendar for opportunities for learning and action.
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