Eye On Boise

THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2009, 10:54 A.M.

‘It’s the economy’

House Assistant Majority Leader Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, speaking in favor of HB 262, the bill to trim teacher pay and retirement incentives, told the House, "Let's keep in mind that none of us are enjoying this process - it's the economy. It's not mean-spiritedness. ... We've had a major downturn, the revenue is not available. ... It is only the economy."

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