Post Mortem of HB1721 – Recorded Senate Votes!
HB 1721, which would make Urban Development Areas optional rather than mandatory, was defeated in the Senate today, but not without a lot of drama! First a quick history. The bill passed the House subcommittee by a vote of 7-4, then the House Committee by a vote of 12-10, and then, finally, the full House by a vote of 61-38. The bill was then sent to the Senate Local Government Committee. The committee was comprised of 8 Democrats and 7 [...]