Legislative update – current 5:30 am Mon Feb 25, 2019
House – The House floor schedule for today is a long list of 33 bills, many sponsored by Senate leaders and the Appropriation Committee, to be in 2ndreading, 2nd reading accelerated to 3rd reading, 3rd reading consent list, and 3rdreading.
Purpose: Implement work requirements for certain Medicaid recipients.
Latest Action: Fri Feb 22- Bill survived Committee of the Whole in the House on a 30-28 vote.
Flash Update – current 12:00 pm Friday 22 Feb 2019 Wyoming legislature
HB106 Party Affiliation Changes was voted down by the Senate Committee of the Whole today. The bill could be brought back by one of the "no" voters in the Senate, such an action would face stiff opposition to reintroduction and to the goal of ending crossover voting in the party nomination process on a primary election ballot. The bill digest provides details on votes and actions as the bill moved through both chambers.
HB 066 Lodging Tax - This bill passed out of the Senate Committee of the Whole today. READ THIS BILL CAREFULLY and call your legislators with questions or concerns.
It is possible that HB0220 The National Retail Fairness Act may still be brought back. If this is a concern to you text or email your Senator this afternoon.
HB0106, a bill that we have been following closely, is being heard this morning - Thursday, Feb. 21 - in the Senate.
Here are updates on bills directly affecting our party or relating to Party platform planks that were given high priority for this legislative session - abortion law, taxes new or increased, or laws creating and/or expanding special protections for select groups of people.
Bills change quickly – check daily on those you’re following and directly contact your District Legislators and/or the bill’s sponsors with questions or concerns.
One of the primary responsibilities of the federal government is to protect and defend the borders of the United States. Maintaining this defense is a responsibility that Congress and presidents on both sides of the aisle have refused to make a priority, allowing the dangerous situation on our southern border to grow worse by the day.
Purpose: Impose a new 7% corporate tax on a select group of businesses.