Sit down, put up your feet, ruminate!
Posted at 5:31 AM on January 26, 2007 by Bob Collins (1 Comments)
Seems to me I heard earlier in this session that the work week would be extended for either the House or Senate -- or both, I can't remember. Friday are usually a day of rest and so far this session, Friday is pretty slow, which is OK with me; it gives me a chance to catch up with MFL paperwork.
It's still relatively early but so far we've had about 600 bills filed and committees, understandably, are still getting organized and getting their background presentations from various state agencies. Throw in the gov's budget, though, and you can see how busy it's going to get pretty soon. I haven't seen an exact date set for the first committee deadlines, but it's usually mid to late March.
But there won't be much happening today. Both chambers have recessed floor sessions until Monday. I only see one committing taking up an actual bill in the House. The Labor and Consumer Protection Division is considering HF131, which restricts how Social Security numbers can be used. Points are on the line for: Reps. Hilstrom; Scalze; Nelson; Moe; Dittrich; Benson; Ruud.
Only one committee meets in the Senate today, and it's going on a tour of the Oak Park Heights Correctional Facility.
So, if you have a team in the MFL, that gives you time to pour over the free agent lists and get your claims in. As I said yesterday, be sure your claim does would not lead your team to fall below the minimum of having 2 members of both parties on your squad. No sooner had I put that in yesterday's posting than I got a claim that did exactly that.
And it has to be in by 5 p.m.
I'm off today, but monitoring all the inaction.
Taking the day off eh? I guess the palooza takes a lot out of a guy.
Any comments from an airplane guy about the spy plane being removed from MN, and being sent to DC?