Pressure is on for legislators to move on several large policy bills. This session, legislative leadership has set its sights on 1. funding Medicaid; 2. increasing investment in education; and 3. creating a carbon cap and trade program.

As a major portion of the Medicaid funding package has cleared the finish line, focus has shifted toward the education investment and revenue package which was recently unveiled, leaving the carbon discussions to linger a while longer. While this policy has been pushed to the back burner and policy won’t be making it to the floor by the original commi