Coretta Scott King's body will lay in state at the Capitol tomorrow for the public to visit. The wife of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
The Senate passes the bill that would provide State funding for schools to offer elective courses in the history and literature of the bible.
The House passes the 2006 Supplemental Budget this morning. House Appropriations Chair Ben Harbin uses examples in the Department of Community Health
Following passage of the Supplemental Budget, House Speaker Glenn Richardson tells reporters about changes to the application process for getting Local Assistance Grants in the 2007 budget. Speaker Richardson also tells the press conference that the HOPE Chest amendment, which failed to pass the Senate yesterday, may be introduced in the House.
The House today agrees to increase certain court fees and to extend court clerk benefits. House Bill 476 passes 139 to 4 and moves to the Senate. A bill passes that will change the weight limit for catching triple tail finfish. House Bill 1085, without the Willard Amendment, passes without opposition and moves to the Senate.