House Speaker Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale, talks on the phone while the House’s chief clerk, Bonnie Alexander, is forced to read an entire bill - at great length - thanks to a parliamentary maneuver by House Democrats, who oppose the bill. The measure, HB 256 sponsored by Rep. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, cuts state reimbursement to school districts for student busing costs.

Betsy Russell / The Spokesman-Review

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