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FRIDAY, FEB. 23, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Jones, hosts Melissa Davlin, and Kevin Richert on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Feb. 23, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews Gov. Butch Otter; and there’s a report on the House debate on the nullification bill, which died. On the pundits panel, I join retired Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones, Davlin, and Idaho...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 22, 2018

Bill allowing out-of-state insurance plans headed to Senate

A proposal to allow health insurers from other states to sell their plans in Idaho won enough support to advance to the Senate floor on Thursday, despite concerns from lawmakers the bill will likely not deliver on its promises. "I don't see land mines in this, I don't think, but this language makes me wonder does it really have any utility...

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Sex ed bill returned to House Education Committee

House Education Chair Julie VanOrden, R-Pingree, asked for unanimous consent in the House this morning to return HB 579, the bill to reform and update Idaho’s laws on sex education, to the Education Committee; the bill currently is on the House’s amending order awaiting amendments....

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21, 2018

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