At the call of the Speaker…

Shane Goldmacher at Capitol Alert has the scoop on the most recent developments:

The Assembly sessions for December 5th and 6th are now postponed. There was an issue that they conflicted with retreats with the Assembly and Senate Republican caucuses, and it seems they need more time in negotiating on health reform.

We’ve heard from various Assembly offices that the Speaker has asked members to be available within 24 hours notice.

As Steve Maviglio, spokesman for the Speaker, said:

“We’re still negotiating on health care and we needed additional time to
draft language and shop it around,” he said. “We realize we are pushing the
envelope (to still qualify for the ballot). But we’d rather get it done right
than fast.”

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