The caucus’ top priorities include a long-term road funding plan, replacing the ISTEP test and addressing vaping liquid regulations.
House Republicans only lost one seat while Senate Republicans picked one up.
Eighteen study committees will study dozens of issues this summer and fall, including education
The bill would bar women from aborting a pregnancy based on the fetus’ race, gender or disability.
Lawmakers and advocacy groups were expecting a public debate in the Senate Tuesday.
Sen. Brent Steele, R-Bedford, says he will not seek re-election next year.
Drivers of low-powered mopeds now must be 15 or older, and drivers of higher-powered mopeds must be 16 years and six months old and have a license.
Th new version of the bill requires only welfare recipients with drug convictions to be drug tested.
Legislators are also considering a bill to block police from using scanners to download information from cell phones.
The overhaul aims to divert low-level offenders into local community corrections programs, but lawmakers are debating how to fund those programs.