Rep. Larry Haler's Email Updates


We are now halfway through the 2016 legislative session.  After a very long Appropriations Committee meeting last night, and more of the same today, we will be entering a week of...

Feb. 9, 2016

I trust you had a wonderful holiday season and sincerely hope this next year is the best ever for you, your family and friends.  It was great to see about 30 people show...

Jan. 15, 2016

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Nov. 24, 2015

After a regular session, two 30-day special sessions, and part of a third special session, the Legislature is going home for the year.  With the end of the fiscal year looming, the Legislature...

July 15, 2015

I wish I could report to you that a budget agreement has been reached and lawmakers are ready to finish their business. Sadly, I cannot.

May 28, 2015

The Legislature failed to reach a budget compromise during the 105-day regular session and the governor has called us into a “rolling” special session.  This is when most lawmakers are sent...

May 1, 2015

As I mentioned in my last update, the House plan relies on $1.5 billion in new and increased taxes. However, what they passed was a "wish list" of spending. ...

April 17, 2015

House Democrat budget raises taxes by $1.5 billion in 2015-17 and $2.4 billion in 2017-19. I also have concerns that their proposal completely eliminates the state spending limit, something approved by...

March 31, 2015

Are you willing to pay 12 cents more at the gas pump in order pay for transportation improvements across the state? I want to know your thoughts. Please click...

March 6, 2015

I apologize for the late notice, but unfortunately, I have to cancel my legislative “coffee” that was scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21. However, I'm still hosting a telephone town hall meeting...

Feb. 18, 2015