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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

House and Senate negotiating school transportation funds ahead of budget approval


February 27, 2016

CHEYENNE – State lawmakers were in conference committees late into the afternoon on Friday, negotiating necessary deductions before submitting a final budget to Governor Matt Mead. In particular, the House and Senate have been going back and forth to trim the state school’s transportation budget, and still keep a feasible operating cost.

“It’s been a real issue in conference,” said Rep. Mike Greear (R-Worland), “this is the third round, and we hope to have it done today, or else we will be pushing the budget to deadline. The governor still needs three days to review the final bu...

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