Eye On Boise

‘A lot easier than property tax relief’

Legislators who attended new Gov. Jim Risch’s inaugural ceremony today were buzzing afterward about Risch’s property tax relief talk, and the possibility of a special session this summer on the topic. House Speaker Bruce Newcomb, a rancher from Burley, noted that he’s been castrating calves on his ranch, and sported a bandaged finger as a result. “In my life I’ve probably done 10,000 calves,” Newcomb said, “and it’s a lot easier than property tax relief.”




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