Erin McBrayer

Posts by Erin McBrayer (page 2)

  • House Judiciary/A Committee

    Several bills were discussed in the House Judiciary Committee today. H.B. 36, Government Contactors Must Use E-Verify, was the first brought up and the PCS requires employers in the state, and entities and their subcontractors who contract with a government agency in our state, to use the federal E-verify program…
    Erin McBrayer, June 3, 2011
  • House Elections Committee: Redistricting

    Redistricting tends to be a heated process and today the House Elections Committee discussed bill 824, Nonpartisan Redistricting Process.  The bill sponsors drew the basis of the bill from Iowa’s redistricting method that has been in place for 30 years, and has yet to lead to a single court…
    Erin McBrayer, June 3, 2011
  • House Committee on Commerce and Job Development Proceedings

      HB 713, Public Contracts/Multiple Awards, is supposed to save the state money in the long run. However a representative from the Department of Administration said the bill would have a fiscal cost and it was requested that the bill not require the department to have multiple awards in every…
    Erin McBrayer, June 1, 2011
  • Overview of Senate Appropriations on Education meeting

    Sen. Tillman pointed out that there is only around 3% more cuts in the Senate plan than the Governor’s, evening out to only $200 less per a student, making it anything but “draconian”. John Hood looks more in depth at education spending in his daily journal found…
    Erin McBrayer, May 24, 2011