The Senate has just voted 23-11 in favor of HJR 5, the new constitutional amendment regarding local government debt – but that wasn’t enough. The measure needed 24 votes to have the needed two-thirds to ask voters to amend the constitution. So that measure is dead. Now, the Senate, too, is preparing to adjourn sine die, which means, “without a day.”
Short takes and breaking news from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.