The tentative deal, though, came off its wheels over the weekend, when it became clear that House leaders couldn’t sell rank-and-file members on the finer details of the blueprint.
In part, the larger budget negotiations were derailed by a debate about haircuts.
“They want to tax haircuts. So if I’m a family that has four kids, I’m now paying taxes on haircuts,” said state Rep. Fred Keller (R-Union).
— Rebecca Poyourow (@RPoyourow) December 8, 2015