Governor Bob Holden’s proposal to use money from the national tobacco settlement to sole the current budget problems has been revived in the House. But the Governor faces the task of selling the idea to members of his own party. The Governor’s proposal fell fourteen votes short in the House, and if Republicans continue to vote as a block, Holden needs some Democrats to switch their votes. Pressure might be applied to Republicans, as well. The G-O-P-controlled Senate has approved the Governor’s proposal.
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