The $162 million capital construction bill died for lack of compromise between House and Senate negotiators over a UW swimming pool.
House conservatives swayed votes with arguments against growing government during tight fiscal times. Proponents of the measures say fixing small problems that impact needy people was stalled.
“I guess I’d like to see more out of our Legislature… Just what are we going to do? What’s the plan?” said Gillette mayor Louise Carter-King.
We must consider both the audience and the actors to understand the stage show that American politics have become.
New governor sees his role ‘maybe on the edges’ of budget. Legislative leaders urge revenue discussion as positive revenue projections slide.