Every week during the state legisalature, host Ryan Warner talks with CPR's Megan Verlee to learn what lawmakers have been up to.  This time the answer is -- a lot: from a brewing budget fight to an overhaul of drug penalties to changing the Open Records Act.

 

Documents mentioned in this segment:

The Governor's State Office of Planning and Budgeting March 19th economic forecast

Open Records Bills:

HB1036 - Concerning status of civil investigation records

HB1169 - Concerning making public the votes of elected of officials

SB155 - Concerning availability of voted ballots for public review

Other Legislation:

SB157 - The Telecommunications Moderization Act of 2012

SB163 - Reduce Penalties Certain Drug Possession Offenses