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March 30, 2023

The Budgets Are Coming!

Darlings– The sun is shining. Birds are chirping. Our seeds are in the ground, and the legislature is laying the seeds for the next couple years of spending in the…
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March 28, 2023

Abolish the Senate?

Snickerdoodles— We’re halfway through the long session, yet the drama is just beginning. It’s the first week in the opposite chamber for bills that cleared the first House of Origin…
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March 13, 2023

Who Killed Bill

Beloveds– With fiscal cutoff behind us this week, we’re mourning some of our top nine. House of Origin cutoff looms and we’re in the frenzy of trying to get first…
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March 2, 2023

3 Ways to Move a Legislator

Mon cherie — Welcome to week seven! If you’re new here, here’s a quick legislative session refresher. If you’ve been around the Tally block, let’s dive in: Last Friday was…
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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…