Wed., Jan. 28, 2004
Rolaids for Reagan
Just one Democrat, Rep. Elaine Smith of Pocatello, voted against the move. But then Boise Democrat David Langhorst asked if he could change his vote, prompting GOP Chairman Bill Deal of Nampa to ask, "Maybe a little bit of heartburn over this bill?"
Deal suggested Rolaids, and Rep. Janet Miller, R-Boise, volunteered, "I have some in my desk."
Rather than bite, Langhorst changed his vote. "I would've been glad to vote for it as a courtesy, but I have some constituents who would not like me supporting something without a public hearing," he explained.