• The House Speaker and Senate President announce budget allocations – an agreement on the bottom line for the state budget.
  • Senators and Representatives negotiate in conference throughout the week to try to hammer out an agreement on gambling laws.
  • The Senate bill to remove the “alcohol wall” between grocery stores and liquor sales was approved by the full House by a margin of one vote, and heads to the Governor.

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