Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 8, 2013

TUESDAY, JAN. 8, 2013





Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, D-Ketchum, right, answers questions along with other Senate and House Democratic leaders, as they respond Tuesday to the governor's State of the State message a day earlier. (AP / Todd Dvorak)

Dems respond to State of the State

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Democrats are open to a $141 million personal property tax cut proposed by Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter, provided there's something in it for local governments. The minority party Tuesday offered its annual...

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Digging into gov's budget...

As members of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee began digging through Gov. Butch Otter’s budget proposal this morning, Rep. Shirley Ringo, D-Moscow, questioned how Otter can say the budget is structurally balanced when it doesn’t address state employee pay that lags behind market rates and a...

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