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In one of the last bills of the 2021 session, the two-year state budget received some of the most bipartisan support in recent years. Across both chambers, just five members voted against the Republican-sponsored bill after a last-minute $1.9 billion infusion of new money into K-12 education.
Due to COVID-19 delays, the Census Bureau wouldn't have finalized population data until the fall, meaning legislators wouldn’t be able to draw new maps in the normal January-to-April time frame.
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