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When rules go by the wayside...

Jason Kreizenbeck, chief of staff for Gov. Butch Otter, proposes two new bills to the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday morning as part of the governor's revised proposal to raise gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to fund road work.  (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)
Jason Kreizenbeck, chief of staff for Gov. Butch Otter, proposes two new bills to the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday morning as part of the governor's revised proposal to raise gas taxes and vehicle registration fees to fund road work. (Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review)

Here's how you know the end of the session is near: The House Transportation Committee is gathering for a special meeting, with no agenda notice on the Internet, at an unaccustomed time, to introduce last-minute bills for a compromise deal with the governor on transportation funding. Committee Chairwoman JoAn Wood, R-Rigby, said she didn't know if the bills would have hearings or go directly to the full House. "It depends what the committee wants to do," she said.
 




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