Daily In Session Update 2/26/19

by | Feb 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Day 44

Things you need to know:

  • 3 Bills Passed Senate Appropriations
  • 1 Bill Passed Third Read
  • Lobby Day Thanks and Content

Passed Senate Appropriations

SB 1101 schools; calculated opportunity index (Carter) passed as amended 9-0. ASBA supports.

SB 1161 school facilities; revisions (Leach) passed as amended 6-3. ASBA is opposed.

SB 1472 TPT; use tax; education; distribution (Farnsworth) passed as amended. ASBA is opposed.

Passed Third Read

HB 2425 school tax credit; contributions (Weninger) passed as amended 39-20. ASBA is neutral.

Lobby Day 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out for Lobby Day on Monday! We had members from all over the state at the Capitol to learn lobbying and advocacy techniques, get briefed on this year’s budget and most important education bills, and meet with their legislators to discuss what’s happening in their district.