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Hotlist: May 9

Hey friends! Deep breaths, y’all. It’s Sine die! This means that it’s the last day of the session, and we made it through—sanity (mostly) intact. We worked hard this year, so let’s recap one of the biggest campaigns that CVSC…

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Hotlist: April 29

Hey friends! Happy Monday! The countdown until the end of session has begun and that means things are going to get wild in Columbia. Let’s dive in: Working Agricultural Lands: Last Tuesday, we were thrilled to attend the ceremonial signing…

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Hotlsit: April 15

Hey friends! The countdown until the end of session begins: 4 weeks to go! Let’s look at the status of a few bills we’ve been following. Alternative Fuels Tax Credits: This bill, H.3824, incentivizes the building of electric vehicle…

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Hotlist: April 9

Hey friends! Happy Tuesday! In last week’s Hotlist, I noted that I expected a slow week at the Statehouse because the House was on furlough, but the Senate ate its Wheaties and worked long hours on a number of big…

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Hotlist: April 2

Happy Tuesday! We have a slow week ahead as the House is on furlough and the Senate Finance Committee focuses on wrapping up its work on the appropriations bill. After last week, a slower pace is welcome. Let’s dive in:…

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Hotlist: March 25

Greetings! When the session started, I predicted it would be chaotic. With more than half of the session under our belt, I think I’ve been right. As we enter this race’s final leg, the General Assembly is putting its…

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Hotlist: March 18

Hey there! Last week, legislators began meeting on Monday and it threw my clock way off kilter. Why Monday? It was House Budget Week! A long week means a lot happened, let’s dive in: The Budget: Generally, we expect late…

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Hotlist: March 11

Hey there! Last week at the Statehouse was slightly calmer after weeks of frantic work. The House spent its time getting ready for budget week, and the Senate spent the week debating judicial reform. Let’s dive in: The Saga…

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Hotlist: March 4

Hey friend! We hope you’re still feeling the momentum of your remarkable display of advocacy at the Statehouse last week. Your dedication to opposing H.5118 sent an unequivocally strong message to both legislators and the utilities, and we are…

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Hotlist: February 20

Hey friends, Last week at the Statehouse, legislative activity for conservation purposes was slow. But, one really big, important thing happened: the Speaker dropped his omnibus energy legislation with a host of cosponsors, and… it’s bad. Really bad. Let’s…