Harshman redux may 'save' our schools... again
November 28, 2018
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...