House kills higher education budget after citing BSU diversity letter

By: | March 11, 2020

Legislators killed the higher education budget on the House floor Monday morning, offering a sharp rebuke to Idaho’s college and university system and casting doubt on the Legislature’s ability to adjourn the 2020 session next week.

A wave of conservatives united to deal a fatal blow to the budget, citing a proposed increase that exceeded Gov. Brad Little’s recommendation, and continuing to oppose programming and hiring decisions.

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