The state Senate sked: Old vs. proposed new

The Associated Press
The state Senate is proposing to change its weekly schedule to hold committee meetings on Mondays and end Thursday floor sessions for most of the legislative session. The changes would include:

MONDAYS:

— Old schedule: Senate floor session at 5 p.m.; no standing committee meetings.

— Proposed: Senate floor session at 1 p.m.; followed by meetings of the energy and transportation committees.

TUESDAYS:

— Old schedule: Meetings of the finance; state and local government; commerce; and judiciary committees.

— Proposed: No change.

WEDNESDAYS:

— Old schedule: Senate floor session at 8 a.m.; followed by five committee meetings.

— Proposed: Senate floor session at 8 a.m., followed by meetings of three committees: government operations, health and education.

THURSDAYS:

— Old schedule: Senate floor session.

— Proposed: No scheduled floor sessions through most of session.

FRIDAYS:

— Old schedule: No scheduled meetings.

— Proposed: No change.