A debate on a bill that aims to curb bullying in schools got personal when lawmakers shared their own stories of being bullied as children. The measure would set up grants to help schools tackle the problem. The house passed the measure on a voice vote yesterday. It still needs a final vote in the house, but has strong support from almost every lawmaker. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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