Eye On Boise archive for March 30, 2012

FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2012

Idaho Reports (Idaho Public Television)

The week that was...

On tonight's "Idaho Reports," I join Jim Weatherby, George Prentice, Dan Popkey and host Greg Hahn to discuss the legislative developments of the week. Tonight's program also includes Hahn's interviews with Lt. Gov. Brad Little and with Sen. Elliot Werk, D-Boise; a report on energy...

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Giant Idaho potato truck hits road for national tour to promote Idaho potatoes. (AP / John Miller)

Giant potato hits the road to promote Idaho spuds 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Call it Tuber Tour 2012. The Idaho Potato Commission is commemorating its 75th anniversary and hoping to dispel some bad press for potatoes by taking a lifelike, six-ton spud on a seven-month, 32-state...

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Gov. Butch Otter gives this year's legislative session an 'A' (Betsy Russell)

Otter gives legislative session an 'A' 13 

Gov. Butch Otter praised lawmakers today, calling this year's legislative session "productive." "I think it was a great session - in fact, I would give a good solid 'A' to the Legislature." He said, "The Legislature got it right this year." You can read my...

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House and Senate Democrats response Friday to this year's legislative session. (Betsy Russell)

House, Senate Dems respond to session...

House and Senate Democrats responded to this year's legislative session today, criticizing the Republican majority for its priorities, including tax cuts for top earners and social legislation on contraception and abortion. "They played special-interest social politics and forgot that people care about their personal freedom,"...

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