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Find Out Which Bills Survived the Funnel!

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Today (April 5) was the second and final legislative "funnel" deadline. Any bills that didn't make it out of committee in both the House and Senate failed to make the funnel. 

  • Click here to see which bills tracked survived the funnel.
  • Click here to find out which bills failed to make the cut.

The last deadline is the day the legislative session ends.  Legislators are paid expenses for 110 days this year, so they are trying to end on or around May 3 (the 110th day).  So if you see something you like or don't like, don't wait to take action!