Majority Leader Mike Shirkey opened the Senate session with a hymn…
“…When sorrows like sea billows roll…”
“All those in favor say ‘aye.’ Opposed say ‘nay.’ The resolution is adopted.”
Attendance was limited to the quorum necessary to conduct official business. The tone was somber, in part because the virus is suspected to have cost one lawmaker his life. The resolution extends the governor’s emergency authority to April 30th.
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