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February 23, 2023

Party Favors

Hello bunny rabbits— Welcome to week six! Love is in the air along with calls for police accountability and the rich paying what they owe in f*%$ing taxes. This week…
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February 16, 2023

Cutoff: Bills, Interrupted

Habibtis— Welcome to week five! We’re rapidly approaching cutoff. Offs are being cut. Cuts are being offed. And we’ve broken down what that means for you at the bottom of…
January 27, 2023

From Bacon to Bill + Take Action

Friends— Welcome to week three of session. We’re firmly into hearings with bills already advancing. Bills that aren’t filed by this week face an uphill battle with cutoffs approaching. This…
January 19, 2023

Our 2023 tool launch

Friends — Since we already let you in on the big picture mechanics for this session, it’s time to get into the nitty gritty. All jokes aside, we’ve re-upped our Community Whip Count!…
January 6, 2023

About this “long” 2023 session

Friends — This year’s legislative session begins Monday! Missed our legislative priorities? Don't worry. This session is what many refer to as a “long” session—because it lasts longer than even-yeared “short”…
December 18, 2022

Our own Game of Thrones

Friends — While legislative session hasn't technically started, the chess moves already have. We've received the Senate and House Committee and Chair assignments. So here's some highlights: Rep. Strom Peterson…
November 30, 2022

It is time: Our top nine

Friends — Some are still groggy from election night and/or holidays, but it’s already time to be gaming out your legislative session priorities. If you’re new to The Tally, you should…
November 9, 2022

On hiatus

Friends— Over the past year, we’ve been grateful to write Endemic for our community. As you may have noticed, we’ve been quiet lately. Part of that is because, over the…