The higher education budget passed the Senate on Monday with just two “no” votes, the Lewiston Tribune reports – both from northern Idaho senators who decried the “left wing” ideology of Idaho universities. One, Sen. Dan Forman, voted against funding the biggest employer in his district – the University of Idaho. Here’s a full report: Higher-ed budget sails through Senate; Moscow's Dan Foreman among two lawmakers to vote against the $576.8 million bill By William L. Spence BOISE - Citing the “left wing” ideology and inappropriate “political agenda” of Idaho’s public colleges and universities, two conservative senators voted against state funding for the institutions Monday. Sen. Dan Foreman, R-Moscow, voted against the fiscal 2019 college...
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University budget clears Senate 33-2, as Foreman, Vick decry 'left wing' bent of higher ed