For a “short session” there’s certainly been a lot going on. Typically the short session is used to finish any outstanding business from the previous long session including budget modifications, but this session has been anything but typical. What we saw this time was a last ditch effort at a power grab with even more brazen attempts to strengthen the already powerful Legislative Branch.

A lot happened in six weeks, so we’ve pulled together the key pieces of information that we think you need going into the midterm elections in November. Give this a read to learn more about a variety of bizarre bills, amendments and other happenings which all point to a tense prelude of a midterm election like no other.