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Otter allows budget bill that includes 66.2% cut in state funds

That’s partly because of the removal from Admin of the Idaho Education Network, after a court invalidated the state’s $60 million contract for the school broadband network that was issued to two politically connected firms.

Lawmakers this year decided instead to have the state Department of Education oversee school broadband; it coordinated a process in which individual school districts contracted with vendors of their choice – a process that resulted in significant savings and more bandwidth for the schools. Betsy Russell, EOB

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.