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Governor Finishes Actions on Bills

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With just minutes to spare before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, Governor Kim Reynolds took final action on the remaining bills sent to her this legislative session, including vetoing a bill that expanded access to medical cannabidiol that contains higher levels of the ingredient that gets people high (THC) and using her line-item veto authority to strip out language in a budget bill that would have limited the Attorney General’s ability to sign onto national lawsuits (like the class action lawsuit against opioid manufacturers Attorney General Tom Miller recently signed onto). 

Legislators introduced 2,065 bills and resolutions during the 104-day legislative session, but only 167 of those made it to the Governor’s desk.  That means bills introduced this year had an 8% chance of becoming law, well below the historical norm of 10-13%.  Read more in our end of session reap here.