The state’s record budgets and rare supplemental spending bills are now halfway through the legislative process, having passed their chamber of origin. Now, lawmakers, lobbyists and locals are rallying for projects to be put in — or put back in — the proposals as they move ahead.

The bill also prohibits the Judicial Resources Allocation Commission from reallocating any vacant judgeships until 2027 and requires it to provide additional docket information to the Legislature each year.

Rep. Chris Pringle on Thursday called Director John Cooper a “tyrant” during a public meeting and temporarily put a pause on more than two dozen of the agency’s proposed contracts.

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