With the conclusion of the 2012 legislative session comes a quick reflection on what bills were passed among the hundreds that were introduced. While hundreds of bills are proposed every year, only a relatively few make it the governor's desk for his possible signature.
Some of the more hotly contested issues that passed the Legislature include banning texting while driving, lifting the cap on charter schools, the bailout of Boise County and Gov. Butch Otter's job creation program--IGEM.
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