Legislative Commentary: Jan. 31, 2019
Last updated 1/30/2019 at 1:10pm
Before the 2019 legislative session took up, Democratic leaders in the Legislature indicated that they shared our interest in addressing two major issues: improving the delivery of mental-health treatment and addressing the shortage of available (and affordable) housing. I was proud that members of our Senate Republican caucus had put good ideas on the table back in the fall, and hopeful that we could see early action on those priorities.
Two weeks into the session, my colleagues in the Senate’s Democrat majority have signaled that carbon and climate policies – the same co...