The House has voted 57-11 in favor of SB 1200, the public school budget bill; most of the opponents were Republicans. Now, the House is moving on to SB 1040a, on which there's been an objection on procedural grounds from House Minority Leader John Rusche, D-Lewiston, as the House moved to suspend rules and allow the bill to be considered immediately.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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