Rep. Ed Orcutt's Email Updates


As day 47 of the 105-day legislative session ends, it has been a busy week in the Legislature. Monday was fiscal committee cutoff, meaning bills needed to pass out of the...

Feb. 26, 2021

Week five of the remote, 105-day (15 week) legislative session is coming to close. A lot has happened in the last two weeks and I outline some of the top issues...

Feb. 12, 2021

As week three of the legislative session ends, I wanted to provide you an update on some big issues being considered and remind you of how you can be involved in...

Jan. 29, 2021

Due to election-year restrictions, it has been a long time since I wrote to you last. Ethics laws and House rules limit my legislative communications from mid-May through the election and...

Jan. 13, 2021

A lot has happened since the last time I wrote to you. Since then, the governor has enacted and twice extended his “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order; the number of coronavirus...

May 4, 2020

The 2020 legislative session ended just after 8 p.m. on Thursday night, March 12. The last bill passed by the House will provide $175 million from the Budget Stabilization Account (also...

March 20, 2020

Just six more days remain in the 2020 legislative session. Monday was fiscal committee cutoff and today was opposite house cutoff. These legislative deadlines narrow down the bills under consideration by...

March 6, 2020

I will be hosting a telephone town hall meeting with Sen. John Braun on Tuesday, February 25. The community conversation will begin at 6 p.m. and end around 7 p.m. If...

Feb. 24, 2020

On Tuesday, we reached the midway point of the 60-day legislative session. This day was also fiscal committee cutoff, which means House bills needed pass out of the House Appropriations, Finance,...

Feb. 14, 2020

Week three of the 2020 legislative session is coming to a close. As I mentioned in my first email update of the year, the pace of 60-day sessions is fast. This...

Jan. 31, 2020