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House members sat through another Committee of the Whole session Wednesday after voting on 4 reform bills that House Republicans refused to put their support on.  Republicans have been negotiating with Democrats, and achieving progress, but Wednesday the Democrats decided to bring the bills forward for a vote. 
During the Committee of the Whole, members heard testimony from the State Board of Education and General Services.   State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) said what was frustrating about Wednesday’s questioning by Democrats is asking what is going to happen if there is no budget instead of working on getting a budget passed..  

 
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