For those following the legislature from home, I thought it might be helpful to share what we will be doing in the week ahead. The legislature calendar is predictable, guided by deadlines and rules. The deadlines help us to focus and narrow our work.
This Friday is the first policy deadline. A bill needs to be heard in the relevant policy committees in either the House or Senate by this Friday. If a bill has not met the deadline, it will not progress this session.
Because of the deadline, policy committees are meeting for extended hours this week and last.
We are now hearing bills that will serve as the foundation for the House budget proposal. Check out the House website at www.house.mn to see the schedule for the day. And check back here for a weekly post about the week ahead.