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Economists caution legislators about the housing shortage, the possibility of lower tax revenue and reduced tourist spending.
The risks posed by the state’s 88,000 remaining cesspools will likely be amplified by climate change.
But the Legislature says state law requires it to withhold the names of the three House members and one senator.
The Legislature will consider approving the governor’s supplemental spending request when lawmakers reconvene next year.
Legislators argue there are good reasons to vote even on issues where they may have potential conflicts.
County councils say state lawmakers should follow open meeting laws, even though they’re not legally required to.
Lawmakers and their staffs got briefed Tuesday on a possible North Korea attack, but the public wasn’t invited.
Gifts to elected and appointed leaders include sticky notes valued at $1, PB&Js at up to $5, and trips to Taiwan worth $5,750.
Whether you support rail or not, it’s OK to applaud the Legislature for finding the best solution possible to a very sticky political problem.
UPDATED Justices rule the state’s practice of approving all properly prepared applications is inadequate.