New Legislators Learn The Ropes This Week


Incoming legislators will spend two days this week in Pierre learning how the process works.  Jim Fry, head of the Legislative Research Council, says they start at the very beginning…

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Fry says they focus on the importance of legislative rules…

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All incoming legislators have access to their own lap top, Fry says some will have an option of using a tablet device.   He says technology has streamlined the legislative process…

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 There will be twenty eight new House members next year, five new Senators, with five moving from the House and two former Senators returning to the legislature.   Representative-elect Dick Werner is one of the 28 new House members, Representative Jim White is moving from the House to the Senate

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