Eye On Boise

Senate rejects Hurlock confirmation

The Senate has voted 16-19 on the motion confirm Joan Hurlock to the Idaho Fish & Game Commission, after a debate that ran for nearly two hours and pushed back both the Senate’s scheduled Lincoln Day ceremony and the lunch hour. That rejects that motion; it then voted by the opposite vote, 19-16, in favor of Sen. Lee Heider’s original motion to reject the nomination. It's an extremely rare move, rejecting a governor's appointee; you can read my full story here at spokesman.com.

Those senators voting to reject the nomination were Sens. Bair, Bayer, Cameron, Davis, Fulcher, Goedde, Guthrie, Hagedorn, Heider, Hill, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nonini, Nuxoll, Pearce, Siddoway, Thayn, Vick and Winder.

Those backing Hurlock's nomination were Sens. Bock, Brackett, Buckner-Webb, Durst, Johnson, Keough, Lacey, Lakey, Lodge, Martin, Patrick, Rice, Schmidt, Stennett, Tippets, and Werk.




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
Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Russell covers Idaho news from the state capitol in Boise and writes the Eye on Boise blog.

Follow Betsy online:








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