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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 3, 2013

THURSDAY, JAN. 3, 2013

The Idaho state Capitol in Boise on Thursday afternoon  (Betsy Russell)

Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 1:09 p.m.

Gearing up for the legislative session... 

It isn’t usually a part of how I gear up for a legislative session, but this morning I underwent a root canal. On the good side: It should be all downhill from here. Tomorrow morning, the governor and legislative leaders will speak to reporters as...

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Thu., Jan. 3, 2013, 10:05 a.m.

Economic outlook: 'Subdued and stumbling growth'

Bob Maynard, chief investment officer for the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho, told lawmakers this morning the coming year’s economy is widely expected to be similar to this past year: “Subdued and stumbling growth, good equity markets, flat bond markets.” He said, “2012 was...

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