“I feel a bit like a warm-up act for some big band,” said Rep. Branden Durst, D-Boise, as he stepped forward to introduce his proposed bill in Senate Commerce this afternoon on state hiring of disabled veterans. Next up after his proposal is Gov. Butch Otter’s legislation on a state health insurance exchange; that’s what’s drawn a big crowd.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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