November 08, 2023
Well, I must say that we did not see that coming! The big take away from the election last night is that it appears that the Democrats will retain the majority in the Senate and again gain the majority in the House. Majorities in the legislature mean, obviously, the majority of the votes, but more important it gives the party with the majority the opportunity to elect leadership and make the critical decision on committee chairmanships and membership.
Since a great deal of the work takes place in committee and not “on the floor,” the membership and leadership of the committees are very important. We will be watching!