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House budget negotiators on Tuesday backed off a proposal forcing Secretary of State Kris Kobach to pay any legal fees for being found in contempt of court.
They withdrew the legal fees proviso that the House voted 103-16 to tack onto the budget during floor debate last Friday afternoon. The section of the budget bill was removed Tuesday afternoon during a House-Senate conference committee.
“We’ve made our statement,” said Republican state . . .