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Education funding plan goes back to committee

 


Education funding plan goes back to committee

HELENA — Senate Republicans searching for votes on their primary education funding plan sent the measure back to committee for more tinkering.

The Thursday move followed a floor vote on Wednesday where the measure deadlocked 25-25.

Republicans hold a 28-22 advantage in the chamber, but face some opposition from those within their ranks worried about how it treats some resource-rich rural areas. Democrats are opposing it, arguing they like Gov. Brian Schweitzer's education plan better.

Senate leaders have said they may need to take more mon...



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