6 legislative committees to watch in 2015
Las Vegas Review-Journa
By Steve Sebelius
Jan. 28, 2015
As all observers of the legislative process know, the real work of the Legislature gets done in the various committees, where lawmakers break into smaller groups to tear apart legislation, debate it, amend it, and either pass or kill it.
The 120-day legislative calendar, in fact, is built around committee deadlines, and the rules force legislation through the committee process: Either the bills keep flowing, or they die.