No vote on pension reform as bill returns to committee

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West Virginia State Budget Nears Passage

Teachers held walk-ins outside of many school districts Thursday morning in opposition to SB1. "The dialogue is continuing". "The Senate has acted decisively today to enhance safety measures, and provide students, parents, teachers and staff peace of mind during the school day".

The House members who voted against it Wednesday were Rep. Joseph Abruzzo, D-Boynton Beach; Rep. Ramon Alexander, D-Tallahassee; Rep. Lori Berman, D-Lantana; Rep. Al Jacquet, D-Lantana; Rep. Bobby Olszewski, R-Winter Garden; Rep. David Richardson, D-Miami Beach; Rep. Emily Slosberg, D-Boca Raton; Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando; and Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami.

"There is nothing nefarious going on", he said. Those benefits are part of an inviolable contract that many, including the state's attorney general, say can not be broken. "If we can do that, I think we can be successful", said Edwards.

"That's what we heard was going to happen, was 140 was going to be the vehicle to determine how much education gets", Vetter said, "and the budget would be where the money comes from".

But after releasing a draft pension reform bill in October - and more or less at the same time deciding to put off any talk of tax reform and new revenues - things didn't go as planned.

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Scott has not revealed his intentions when asked about the bill, but he had repeatedly said he was against "arming teachers". "We'll have a budget".

The bill's primary sponsor, Sen.

"The governor has been very clear that he prefers a budget that includes (Medicaid) coverage expansion as soon as possible", Coy said. The Senate, meanwhile, approved a budget amendment that would institute deep cuts to schools in the coming years. The House strongly opposed expansion, ultimately defeating the proposal the first of four times during McAuliffe's term.

They emerged shortly after 1:30 announce they were sending the bill back to committee and then adjourned for the day. Siobhan Dunnavant, R-Henrico, as a limited alternative to full expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, but without money in the Senate budget to pay for it. The budget no longer had cuts in it, and it gave both the House and the Senate a chance to test their plans. But after meeting privately for hours, Republican leaders decided not to vote on the bill and sent it back to a legislative committee for possible changes.

Jones said Thursday that he will instead allow Dunnavant's bill to die without action in the House, which must complete action on all bills by midnight under the procedural resolution for the assembly session that began January 10.

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