Eye On Boise

Al Lance finally confirmed

A year after he was nominated, former Idaho Attorney General Al Lance has, at long last, been confirmed by the Senate for an appointment to the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Lance, who served two terms as attorney general, left office two years ago for the judgeship rather than seek a third term, and the appointment’s been in the works ever since. President Bush nominated him for the post on Nov. 20, 2003.

Lance is a former national commander of the American Legion and a former state legislator.

In a joint news release, Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation said Lance’s nomination “had been languishing because of objections from Democrats.”

Lance is a Republican.


You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to Eye On Boise
Eye On Boise

Short takes and breaking news from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.








Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801