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Senate to take up school reform bill tomorrow

The Senate has announced that it'll take up SB 1184 tomorrow afternoon, which will require a two-thirds vote to suspend rules, as the bill will only have been on second reading that morning. Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, said he asked the indulgence of senators to make that move "from a time-management point of view." He said, "By picking that up earlier, it will allow the joint committee to go back to work and set the education bill for budgets. If we wait on 1184 until next week, that means we lose the weekend time plus Thursday and Friday in getting that legislation ready, and you can tack every one of those days onto the length of the session."

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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