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Two Republicans refused to go along with a proposal by one of their own Monday as Rep. Noel Campbell of Prescott, pictured here, and Rep. Joanne Osborne of Goodyear voted against HB 2013, which would have put measures in place to ensure teachers don't "socially promote" K-12 students. Campbell did not explain his vote, in which the two Republican votes and all 29 House Democrats shot down the ball, 31-29. Capitol Media Services file photo

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K-12 'Social promotion' bill falls in House
Two Republicans join 29 Dems to defeat proposal

Legislation to outlaw "social promotion'' hit a snag Monday as two Republicans refused to go along with a proposal by one of their own.

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Brushing aside the "optics'' of the last-minute action, state lawmakers voted Monday to triple the daily allowance they now get.

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