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Tue., March 11, 2014, 9:18 a.m.

Sen. Hagedorn ‘shocked, befuddled’

Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, tweeted last night, “I was quite frankly shocked,” after the Senate State Affairs Committee killed his bill, HB 514, to remove the special exemption that allows elected officials to carry concealed weapons without a permit. “Our bill passed resoundingly in the House and all but 2 members of the committee voted it down,” Hagedorn said on Twitter. “Mostly concerning the loss of automatically being able to carry concealed! It was supported by the Sheriffs, NRA and a number of pro-gun groups as a great step forward. Still befuddled...”

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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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