|STATES IN SESSION
- The legislative bodies of the following jurisdictions are meeting in regular session this week: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (budget hearings), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.
- Wisconsin convened a special session January 23 -- concurrent with the regular session -- to consider Governor Scott Walker's (R) property and income tax cut proposal.
- Florida convened its 2014 regular session March 4.
STATES OUT OF SESSION (OR SOON TO BE OUT)
- New Mexico adjourned sine die February 20. Governor Susana Martinez (R) -- who possesses a pocket veto -- has until March 12 to sign or veto legislation that reaches her desk.
- Wyoming adjourned sine die March 6. Governor Matt Mead (R) -- who does not possess a pocket veto -- has until March 21 to sign or veto legislation that reaches his desk.
- Virginia is scheduled to adjourn sine die March 8.
- West Virginia is scheduled to adjourn sine die March 8.
- North Carolina is in mid-term (2013-14) recess.
- Louisiana is not yet in regular session.
- The legislative bodies of the following states do not meet in 2014, unless called into special session: Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, and Texas.
NEXT TWO WEEKS (March 9 - March 22, 2014)
- Oregon is slated to adjourn sine die March 9.
- Louisiana convenes its 2014 regular session March 10.
- Utah is scheduled to adjourn sine die March 13.
- Washington is scheduled to adjourn sine die March 13.
- Indiana is slated to adjourn sine die March 15.
- Arkansas is slated to conclude floor sessions March 19; returning March 26 to consider gubernatorial vetoes and adjourn sine die.