On this first day of the legislative session, I would like to take a moment of personal privilege. Today, marks the end of an era, a passing of time few will probably notice but many should. It’s the first day Marie Price, the dean of the capitol press corps won’t be there to cover the chaos. She retired Friday.
Lawmakers managed to get all their work done one week before they were required to by the state constitution.
But, that doesn’t mean all the work is done for the year.
In this week’s 23rd and Lincoln, the Journal Record’s Marie Price explains most of the work over what is known as the Interim focuses on items they couldn’t get accomplished during the regular session.
You can find more of Marie’s insights on the capitol jrlr.net.