Eye On Boise archive for June 2013

SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

Rep. Phil Hart's Athol home, built in part with logs cut illegally from Idaho school endowment lands (Kathy Plonka)

Former Rep. Hart may face federal criminal charges 

Federal authorities may be laying the groundwork for criminal charges against tax-protesting former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart. In bankruptcy court documents, federal officials are charging that Hart lied under oath, concealed or destroyed records and attempted to “hinder, delay or defraud his creditors, including...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013






THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2013








WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013

Kim Beswick addresses the crowd at a rally supporting the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage, on the steps of Idaho's state Capitol on Wednesday afternoon. (Betsy Russell)

How the rulings impact Idaho... 

Here’s a link to my full story at spokesman.com on the impact in Idaho of this morning’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage; Idaho’s sweeping ban on same-sex marriage and civil unions won’t change. However, same-sex couples living in Idaho who were married...

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One way some Idahoans could be impacted…

Idaho ACLU Executive Director Monica Hopkins says the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision today on the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, leaves open one question that could affect Idaho: What about same-sex couples who legally married in another state, but now reside in Idaho?...

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Wasden: Idaho's laws haven't changed

Here’s what Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden had to say this morning on the U.S. Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage: “There really isn’t a direct impact on Idaho law. It’s still in effect. … so there really isn’t a lot of change there.” He...

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Delay sought in Boise terror trial

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Federal prosecutors are seeking to delay the trial for an Uzbek national arrested in May on terrorism-related charges, calling the case too complex to argue it in court on the scheduled date early...

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