Case and Witkos: Legislators hope to avoid partisan fights in 2018

The regular season of this year’s General Assembly is scheduled to start on Wednesday, Feb. 7, and is scheduled to end on May 9.

In interviews with The Lake-ville Journal, both state Rep. Jay Case (R-63) and state Sen. Kevin Witkos (R-8) said that their top priority this year will be the state’s budget.

In 2017, it took until the end of October for legislators to pass a budget for fiscal 2017-18, which began on July 1.

Neither Case nor Witkos foresees similar delays this year. 

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