Eye On Boise

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20, 2010, 2:40 P.M.

More motions…

Rep. Bill Killen, D-Boise, has proposed a substitute motion at the average of committee members' projections, which is below the median projection. It's $2.3315 billion for fy 2010, and $2.3756 billion for fy 2011. Sen. Nicole LeFavour, D-Boise, who seconded the motion, said, "To make those cuts before we know that it's that bad seems really, really irresponsible." Rep. Janice McGeachin, R-Idaho Falls, objected and asked to strike LeFavour's comment. Sen. Russ Fulcher then tried to make the same motion he made earlier, which was voted down, but that was ruled out of order. So he proposed $2.28 billion for fy 2010 and $2.29 billion for fy 2011.

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