Week Nine is in the books! Let us know what you think of what’s going on in Montgomery.
This week we’ve got big updates on gambling, marijuana, and more!
1. Gambling is resurrected in the lottery bill and passes the Senate.
2. Medical marijuana bill gets favorable report from second House committee.
3. Senate gives OK to bill banning biological males from competing with biological females.
4. Telling the federal government “no”.
5. Incentives for rural teachers could be coming soon.
6. Bill to rebalance the balance of power stalls in the House.
Another thing that you might want to know about:
- SB172 passed committee this week, a bill which would give a lump sum to retired teachers, $2 for every month working as a teacher or $300, whichever is greater. It is still in its chamber of origin and has a long way to go.