David Parker, a political science professor at Montana State University, said passing legislation in a hyper-partisan environment is a big deal.
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"I think we'll be putting a few more people to work. We'll be creating a few more jobs in each and every one of our cities," said Republican Sen. David Parker of Olive Branch, the bill's main author.
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