Rep. Bob McCaslin's Email Updates


We are now past the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session. We spent all week on the floor voting on bills ahead of the next major session deadline — house...

March 3, 2017

We are now more than one month into this 105-day legislative session, and our first major deadline — policy cutoff — is tonight at 5 p.m. All bills that do not...

Feb. 17, 2017

We are in the third week of the 2017 legislative session, which is scheduled to run 105 consecutive days before adjourning in late April. While there is a lot of work...

Jan. 25, 2017

I was hoping I could offer you an end-of-session recap in this update, but our work is not yet finished. While the regular session adjourned March 10, the governor has called...

March 15, 2016

We are now more than halfway through the 2016 legislative session. The House has been voting on bills for the past several days, and will continue to do so until house...

Feb. 17, 2016

The 2016 legislative session is underway! We have much to accomplish and just 60 days to do it, so things are moving very quickly. This is a supplemental budget year, which...

Jan. 29, 2016

After 176 days and three special sessions, the 2015 legislative session finally came to a close on July 10. I really enjoyed my first session as a state representative, and although...

July 23, 2015

Budget negotiators still have not come to an agreement on the 2015-17 operating budget, so we are now in a second 30-day special session – the 12th special session in the...

June 2, 2015

There are now less than two weeks of the 105-day legislative session remaining. In my last email update, I told you about how the House Democrats' operating budget proposal would raise...

April 16, 2015

House Democrats released their 2015-17 operating budget proposal last Friday, and as expected, it relies heavily on tax increases. The majority party is looking to raise taxes by $1.5 billion, despite...

April 2, 2015