...On the Special Session front, the Senate is expected to complete
...On the regular session front -
The Senate committee schedule and highlights -
- Natural Resources, Infrastructure, and Public Debt will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday in SHR109.
- Judiciary will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday in SHR1. On the agenda is John Kavanagh's measure to criminalize those who look for work as day laborers while standing on the side of the road.
- Commerce and Economic Development will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in SHR1.
- Appropriations will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in SHR109. The highlight here is a striker to HB2370 that would override the will of the voters and reauthorize the existence of payday loan operations. The striker is the brainchild of Russell Pearce.
- Healthcare and Medical Liability Reform will meet at 9 a.m. on Wednesday in SHR1.
- Public Safety and Human Services will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday in SHR3. On the agenda: HB2148, giving preference to married couples in adoptions.
- Veterans and Military Affairs will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in SHR2.
- Finance will meet at 1:30 p.m on Wednesday in SHR3. On the agenda: HB2001, the Rs' scheme to set up an "I didn't pay enough" voluntary tax fund. There will also a "presentation" from Republican activist Don Goldwater on the "debt crisis and Arizona." His website pimps for an investment firm. Wonder where this is going?
- Education Accountability and Reform will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday in SHR1. On the agenda: HB2227, mandating that teachers must accept contracts from schools within 15 days (currently they have 30 days) and HB2261, a bill to expand the membership of the Governing Board of the Maricopa County Community College District by adding two members who would be elected on an "at large" basis. Also known as the "Keep Republicans in charges of MCCCD for as long as possible" bill.
- Government Institutions will meet at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday in SHR1.
...House agendas tomorrow...