Harshman redux may 'save' our schools... again

Sometimes a politician is fortunate enough to hold the right office at the time when their service is needed the most.

Such is the case with Rep. Steve Harshman, R-Casper, the outgoing and incoming House speaker. Traditionally, the leader of the House serves one two-year term and then retires from politics altogether or takes a break before running for Senate.

But a majority of Harshman’s Republican colleagues were savvy enough to realize a week ago that it would be for the good of the chamber, and the state, for him to remain the speaker.

Harshman obviously believed so too. When the last...


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