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Over the course of the last week, the House officially adjourned the Fiscal Session, elected the Speakerdesignate, convened for a special session, and sent more than a dozen bills to the Governor’s desk. On Monday, shortly after adjourning the 2018 Fiscal Session, members elected Rep. Matthew Shepherd of El Dorado as Speakerdesignate.
At the beginning of each Regular Session, a motion is made to confirm the Speaker-designate as the Speaker of the House. Rep. Shepherd is serving his 4th term in the House and currently chairs the House Judiciary Committee
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