Greetings! I don’t think I’ve ever felt like 17 degrees felt warm, but it happened this week! The Capitol participated in conserving energy with thermostats and lights turned down, except in committee rooms where we were working. This is a photo I took a few years ago of the Capitol in the snow:
It has been a very busy two weeks in committees as we work to hear and vote on bills to get them to the House floor. Rather than daily House debate, we meet in the chamber for a few hours across a day or two and churn through a lot of bills in one sitting.
Our work to protect children and seniors has garnered some good press in recent weeks, I’m quoted in the following: