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The Legislature is in its third week and we are seeing bills, bills, and more bills. As of Tuesday, the House has introduced 761 bills and the Senate 743. In this...

Jan. 29, 2019

The 2019 legislative session is underway, and we have hit the ground running. The session will last 105 days and is scheduled to adjourn April 28. I am committed to finishing...

Jan. 15, 2019

My 2018 Legislative Report should be hitting mailboxes soon, if not already. Click here to check it out.  I discuss my “Right to Try” legislation, our success in stopping tax increases, what...

May 10, 2018

Less than two weeks into the 2018 legislative session lawmakers reached an agreement on a Hirst solution and a capital budget. Thursday night the Legislature passed the Hirst fix, Senate Bill 6091, the capital...

Jan. 22, 2018

After the longest legislative session in state history, 193 days, there still remains some unfinished business – passing a comprehensive, long-term Hirst fix. For those of you not familiar with Hirst,...

Aug. 24, 2017

The governor called the Legislature into a special session on April 24, after we were unable to reach a budget agreement within the 105-day legislative session. We are in a special...

May 16, 2017

Last week we passed the house-of-origin cutoff, meaning bills not passed out of their respective chamber by the deadline are likely “dead” for the session, unless they are deemed necessary to implement the budget or (NTIB). The...

March 16, 2017

There have been more than 1,100 bills introduced in the state House of Representatives this session. Last week was policy committee cutoff, meaning if the bill has not been voted out of...

Feb. 24, 2017

Rep. Brandon Vick's legislative insight: Jan. 27, 2017 - Rep. Vick discusses his committee assignments, the governor's proposed budget, "Right to Try," crowdfunding legislation and improving our economy.

Jan. 27, 2017

Rep. Vick's legislative insight, 2016 session wrap-up - supplemental operating budget, strengthening the economy, session successes, election year restrictions

April 28, 2016