The Senate Ag committee is closing up with some tweaks to a water bill and another on rural grocery stores.
House Ag is going to be extending its work into next week as they wait on information for a foreign adversary land ownership bill. This issue has tentacles that extend into federal laws, so it needs extra care to avoid unintended consequences (SB 2371).
Work will continue on SB 2279 as there are concerns about the unknown amount of property tax dollars that could be shifted. There was discussion about narrowing the exemption to perhaps potatoes, but the committee will decide those matters next week.
Monday will be Legislative Day 57 and the first week of April will probably see the beginning of conference committees. Those are the tools used to reach an agreement on bills if they saw changes in one of the houses. I am thinking May before we are out, but certainly, I could be proven wrong. Time to leave for the week and make sure my sump pumps are ready.
At this point, the conference committee discussion on how to reduce property tax and income tax appears to have a tentative solution.Senate...