Bills on pay equity, gay conversion therapy, gun regulation, and voting rights are all on the “to do” list.
The DISCLOSE Act would require nonprofits to reveal their biggest donors.
The bill’s sponsor says that it includes religious protections and does not discourage families from seeking non-medical therapy.
One bill would allow more local control over elections. Another would extend voter registration.
The bill is at least partially in response to an August incident in which 30,000 Atlantic salmon escaped.
The bill would aim to restore salmon while cutting down on toxins and noise pollution.
If legislators don’t act on the governor’s legislation, a plan could land on the November ballot.
In his State-of-the-State address, the governor made the case for an ambitious carbon tax.