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Group: Too Much Bile Oozing In Boise

A group calling itself MIDDLE (Moderate Idahoans Discussing Diverse Legislative Efforts) says there's too much BILE (Bad Idaho Legislative Effects) in the Idaho Legislature. Carrie Scheid, former head of the Idaho Falls Arts Council, says she knows that legislators are prone to preen and posture. But this year seems particularly bad when 65,000 unemployed Idahoans, and public schools and Medicaid programs have absorbed three years of budget cuts. In a Post Register article, Scheid said she couldn't believe that legislators wasted two days debating Rep. Phil Hart's bill that would designate gold and silver as a form of currency in Idaho. As another waste of time, she cited Sen. Jeff Siddoway's bill that would allow the use of live bait and employ helicopters to kill wolves. You can read the entire article here.Q

Question: Which bill would you consider the worst in the 2012 Idaho Legislature?

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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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