Teacher pay, abortion restriction alive at 1st deadline

Senate Judiciary A Committee chairman Briggs Hopson, R-Vicksburg, answers a committee members's question during a meeting of the committee, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss. Lawmakers are racing to meet a deadline for their committees to report general bills and constitutional amendments originating in their own Houses. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)