Lack of senator attendance forces recess at ASUC senate meeting

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The ASUC Senate meets on March 14. ASUC Executive Vice President Justin Sayarath was forced to call a recess at the senate meeting Wednesday night to find senators to meet the two-thirds majority necessary to vote on proposed bills.

ASUC Executive Vice President Justin Sayarath was forced to call a recess at the senate meeting Wednesday night in order to locate enough senators to meet the two-thirds majority necessary to vote on proposed bills.
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Curb your spending

#ASUCproblems

To the amazement of our ASUC wallet, the Senate Finance committee began the year assuming far more fiscal conservatism than in previous years, and established sound precedents. Unsurprisingly, disruption recently reversed this trend, and was not based on rational reasoning, but on rash financial legislation. Pandora’s Box was torn open as the ASUC Senate recently decided to fund charitable goods, reminding us that recipes of fiscal irresponsibility breed insurmountable deficits.
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ASUC meeting devolves into partisan conflict

Wednesday’s ASUC Senate meeting dissolved into a discussion of party divisions and deficient communication after debate on a standard finance bill sparked controversy among senators. SB 19 planned to allot funds from the Contingency Fund — a procedure the ASUC Senate routinely goes through — to the campus group Volunteers
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