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Capitol Update is daily review of state government during the Legislative Session. Today’s topics include:
- At the halfway point of session, the Senate passed its budget and the full House teed up its budget for a vote.
- A bill that requires parental consent before a minor can get an abortion passed a House committee.
- The full Senate approved a bill that would increase penalties for harming or killing a police dog or horse, a fire dog or search and rescue dog.