Dec
17

New Legislators Learn The Ropes This Week

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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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