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Round up the usual suspects
Posted at 11:59 AM on May 9, 2007 by Bob Collins (1 Comments)
I was getting a little concerned that the battle between the Dennis Anderson Army and the Cultural Elitists was going to end so quietly as it did a few weeks ago. It's usually as good a show as the first day of the session when the governor and legislative leaders talk about bipartisanship and working together and how they all heard what the voters were saying. That one still gets me, actually.
But, anyway, HF2285 came screaming out of the House Rules Committee and is on for a hearing today. This is the bill to raise the sales tax and dedicate it to both natural resource and "cultural heritage" programs.
Let the show begin!
The Senate version had a hearing (again) in the Taxes committee this morning. Rumor has it that they changed it to a statutory appropriations instead of a constitutional dedication and passed it on.