Capitol Update 1/1/21 is the second “Year in Review” special report, pivoting to issues state leaders are facing in 2021. Topics include:

  • A look at how the state managed the general election in November, and the final party make-up of the House and Senate.
  • A review of state action on school closures and re-openings, with orders from the Department of Education to keep schools open in 2021 and offer help to remote-learning students who fell behind.
  • As calls for racial and social justice grew throughout the year, lawmakers were lining up bills, including a proposal by the Governor to crack down on demonstrators.