Eye On Boise archive for March 2013

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2013

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Branden Durst, Chuck Winder and host Greg Hahn on the set of Idaho Reports on Friday (IPTV / Kevin Rank)

The week that was... 

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” program on Idaho Public Television, I join Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert and host Greg Hahn to discuss the week’s developments in the Legislature. Plus, Jim, Greg and I interview Sens. Branden Durst, D-Boise, and Chuck Winder, R-Boise; Aaron Kunz has a...

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Rammell loses second appeal in elk poaching case 

Former Idaho gubernatorial candidate Rex Rammell has lost his second appeal over a 2010 elk poaching charge, with the Idaho Court of Appeals ruling unanimously that two lower courts correctly upheld Rammell’s misdemeanor conviction. He challenged it on multiple grounds, nearly all centering around his...

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Senate adjourns 'til Monday at 1:30 

The Senate has now adjourned until 1:30 on Monday, but before doing so, it debated and passed SB 1040a on a 21-14 vote, allowing Idaho school districts to cut teacher pay from one year to the next. That replaces a similar bill to do the...

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How they voted...

Here’s how senators voted on SB 1192a, the bill to exempt a state parking garage project near the Capitol from Boise city planning and zoning rules; it passed, 24-11, and now goes to the House: Voting in favor: Sens. Bair, Bayer, Brackett, Cameron, Davis, Fulcher,...

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Idaho state Capitol Gift Shop holds "Sine Die Sale" on Friday (Betsy Russell)

'Sine Die Sale' in the Capitol Gift Shop... 

The Capitol Giftshop, located off the garden level rotunda of the state Capitol, is holding its “Sine Die Sale” starting today, on everything from “Idaho State Capitol” hooded sweatshirts to books signed by their Idaho authors. The gift shop sale runs through the day today,...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013





Nonini: 'No comment' 

Sen. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, declined to respond to questions from a reporter about his debate against HB 292, the health worker assault bill, or his response to Rep. Luke Malek, R-Coeur d’Alene, the bill’s sponsor, who said Nonini questioned his ethics for sponsoring the...

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