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Medical School Bills Land in Budget Committees

WSU Spokane Medical School

WSU Spokane Medical School

Today, Senate Bill 5487 Рcommonly known as the medical school bill Рis scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Ways & Means Committee, the committee that tackles budget issues related to legislative bills. The medical school bill in the House РHouse Bill 1559 Рhas been referred to the House Appropriations Committee. A hearing for that bill is yet to be determined.

A story in The Spokesman-Review today called these events a “detour,” and that’s indeed what this is – not a roadblock, not a setback. Just a detour.

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