Derek Dowsett is the Producer of the County Seat. Now entering his 11th season of the program, he has received what he considers a "Crash Course" in County Government.

Chad Booth sits down with Brent Gardner, Adam Trupp, and Mark Ward to discuss the outcome of the 2013 legislative session. How will local governments and residents be affected by some of the lesser known bills that were passed? A variety of topics were covered on the hill this year. The most important topic on the radar this year was the proposal to relocate the state prison. The close relationship between the state and counties in housing state inmates has the potential of being interrupted depending on what the state builds for a new prison.