LATEST NEWS: Legislature adjourns without Hirst fix
The 2017 Legislature remained in session through July 20 to resolve the state’s household-well crisis, but House leaders refused to overturn the state Supreme Court’s Hirst decision or present a workable compromise of their own. As a result, the Senate has not passed the state’s $4 billion capital construction budget, keeping up the pressure for a solution. A special session before the Legislature meets again in 2018 remains a possibility.
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