Eye On Boise

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28, 2015




HB 2 vote will be tomorrow

"We will not be taking a vote today, but we will tomorrow," House State Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, announced at the opening of this afternoon's portions of the hearing on HB 2, the "Add the Words" bill. "I think we can get through...

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Maddelynn Taylor: 'That was discrimination' 

From this morning’s testimony on HB 2: Maddelynn Lee Taylor told the committee, “You all know my story, you’ve read it in the newspapers, trying to get my wife interred out at the Veterans Cemetery. That was discrimination.” She said, “I lost two jobs for...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 27, 2015








Rep. Barbieri: 'When in doubt, vote no' 12 

Idaho pays its bills for firefighting after the fact – about a year and a half after the fact, after other agencies responsible for part of the costs have paid up, and the net cost to the state is known. So when the latest firefighting...

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HB 2 hearing recesses 'til 5 pm

The hearing on HB 2, the "Add the Words" bill, has wrapped up for the morning, as House members are headed to their chamber for their floor session. House State Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, said it'll reconvene at 5 p.m. This morning, 23...

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