With the committee deadline to hear bills in their chamber of origin passed, the major work of weeding out bills is done. But like weeds, bills are never really dead, and can sprout back up at any time before the session ends.
House Speaker J.D. Mesnard sat down for his first interview with the Arizona Capitol Times since being elected to the chamber’s top post to talk about Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State address and his own priorities for the House this year.