West Virginia adjourned its 2018 legislative session sine die on March 10, and Governor Jim Justice (R) finished acting on the bills sent to his desk on March 25. While passage of a five percent pay raise to end a 9-day statewide teacher strike attracted national...
Twenty-five states are currently facing a revenue shortfall, which is a marked improvement over our report from last
Note: we’ll be updating this post as more governors deliver State of the State addresses. Check back for updates!
Each year, state governors deliver a “State of the State” speech, where they address state legislators and often outline policy priorities for the upcoming year. These speeches tend to occur near the start of each state's legislative session, although this can vary from...
By: Christine Garber, Research Analyst December 17, 2013
By: CJ Tosto, Senior Research Analyst February 13, 2013
With the exception of Missouri’s veto session on 09/12/12 and Ohio's voting session on 09/18/12, state legislatures are relatively inactive during the month of September. However, now is a good time to plan your legislative strategy for 2013.