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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 4, 2008

THURSDAY, DEC. 4, 2008

Guv met them halfway

When the Senate sent a committee just now to inform the governor that it’s organized and ready for business, Gov. Butch Otter got a call that the senators were on the way, and made a point of heading out from his office and meeting them...

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House is done

The House has reconvened, read off its list of committee assignments for the upcoming session, and officially adjourned its organizational session. There were no changes in House committee chairmanships. House GOP Caucus Chair Ken Roberts said, “Ladies and gentlemen of the House, our work is...

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Ill guv is back on the job

Despite bronchitis that prevented him from delivering a key speech yesterday, Gov. Butch Otter is back at work, and last night appeared at a campaign event with legislators. Sen. Brad Little, R-Emmett, spoke for the governor, before Otter spoke very briefly. “He had a croaky...

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No leadership changes for GOP

House and Senate Republican leadership will remain the same as the last legislative session, with House Speaker Lawerence Denney, R-Midvale, leading the House, and Senate President Pro-Tem Bob Geddes, R-Soda Springs, leading the Senate. At this morning’s organizational session, legislators were sworn in and selected...

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