Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 2004

THURSDAY, AUG. 26, 2004

School lawsuit decision

You can read the Idaho Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion on the school facilities case on the Internet. The 17-page opinion is actually pretty clear and straightforward – it says when the Legislature tried get out of the long-running school lawsuit by passing a law essentially...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 24, 2004

Look where it got them

Here's something interesting: Just two of the North Idaho Panhandle's state legislators had perfect scores on the ratings of voting records this year by the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, the state's most influential business lobby. IACI is used to lawmakers agreeing with it....

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FRIDAY, AUG. 13, 2004

Two-ring political circus

In Boise, you can hardly tell there's a presidential race on -- there are no ads and little fuss, since Idaho's handful of electoral votes are virtually guaranteed to go to the Republican candidate.But just six hours to the west, where I headed for a...

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MONDAY, AUG. 2, 2004

Just what they deserve

Really, it was just a typo, and not a commentary that seven southwestern Idaho counties that got a health care grant didn’t deserve it. But with a single “r” mysteriously missing, a press release today from the state Department of Health & Welfare does, in...

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