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FROM THE GRINDER (They’re making laws, not sausage!): Republican Sen. Jim Bolin said in passing today he’s not seeking re-election in 2024…

Neither is Republican Sen. Lee Schoenbeck

The Senate on Thursday was asked to reconsider SB-117 by its prime sponsor, Republican Sen. Ryan Maher. There was no resurrection of his attempt to double the video-lottery bet limit to $4 and increase the maximum jackpot to $2,500. He was turned down, 17-18. The bill had died Wednesday by a similar vote

The Legislature meets today (Friday). It marks the end of the only five-day week for lawmakers this session.