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Conference committee votes unanimously, 6-0, for $95M compromise plan

The conference committee, after debate about legalities, rules and details, has voted unanimously, 6-0, in favor of the $95 million compromise on transportation funding, including a surplus eliminator with a two-year sunset. The bill is expected to take about three hours to draft; House Speaker Scott Bedke has announced plans to try to adjourn sine die by around 9 tonight, although there's also some talk of tomorrow.



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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