Eleven governors, including independent Gov. Bill Walker, released a statement saying the Senate should “immediately reject” the straight repeal of Obamacare without a replacement.
The decision comes after legislators spent 180 consecutive days in session, the longest and one of the most expensive sessions in state history.
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The deal also includes $57 million for this year’s payment on oil and gas tax credits. Legislators say it should be approved by both chambers tonight.
Legislators say a budget deal could come together as early as Friday. It’s not just talk, either, as the operating budget conference committee closed out some big items on Wednesday.