Fri., March 8, 2013 5:00pm
State lawmakers marked the 30th day of the legislative session Thursday, and it’s usually a day when they debate late into the night. That wasn’t the case this year, and it wasn’t a coincidence.
Fri., March 8, 2013 1:29am
Thursday was a relatively quiet day at the state capitol on so-called "Crossover Day" when compared to previous years. On the 30th day of each year's 40-day legisltive session both the House and Senate often convene late into the night to debate bills that haven't yet been voted on by either chamber.
Thu., March 8, 2012 1:32am
The Senate voted to pass more than a dozen bills that will next be forwarded to the House for their vote.
Thu., March 8, 2012 1:21am
House lawmakers made a dash for the finish line during the General Assembly’s longest and busiest day of the legislative session. Facing a midnight deadline, lawmakers debated a laundry list of bills late into the night Wednesday. The marathon voting session was to push as many bills through before midnight—any bills not passed by the chamber in which they were introduced would be killed.
Thu., March 17, 2011 12:48pm
With Wednesday's long legislative day known as Crossover Day now past, state lawmakers roll-up their sleeves for the final 10 working days of the 40-day General Assembly.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:51am
Many bills ended their run this Wednesday as lawmakers worked well into the evening to meet their deadline.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:38am
Members of the House were busy on Wednesday handling bills before the midnight deadline. The bills included, among others, airline tax breaks and health care.
Wed., March 16, 2011 8:27am
The Sunday alcohol sales bill is scheduled for a vote in the state Senate Wednesday. It's a last gasp for the legislation, as today represents crossover day--the final day for a bill to pass one chamber to have a chance to become law.
Wed., March 16, 2011 7:54am
Today is crossover day at the state Capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across. Changing HOPE's college scholarship and pre-kindergarten funding, immigration reform and the 2012 budget are three major challenges lawmakers came to the Gold Dome to address,
Tue., March 15, 2011 3:54pm
Tomorrow is Crossover Day at the state capitol. That’s when bills must pass either chamber or won’t have a chance to become law until next year. Most of the big issues have already made it across.