Masterson delays push on judicial selection until 2020

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Republican state Sen. Ty Masterson on Thursday backed off his push to force the Senate to debate a bill that would give the chamber oversight of Supreme Court nominations.

Masterson secured 28 votes to pull a proposed constitutional amendment out of committee that would given the governor the ability to appoint judges to the Supreme Court with Senate confirmation. He only needed 24 votes to get it out of committee and 27 to force the . . .

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