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Eye On Boise 2015 Idaho Legislature archive

FRIDAY, SEPT. 11, 2015

Fri., Sept. 11, 2015, 2:54 p.m.

'Instant racing' machines go dark after ruling 

Slot machine-like “instant racing” machines have stopped their whirring, flashing and dinging and gone silent across the state today, as Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney certified into law SB 1011, the bill that overwhelmingly passed the Legislature to repeal authorization for the gambling machines....

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 8, 2015

FRIDAY, AUG. 21, 2015


TUESDAY, AUG. 11, 2015


Idaho Supreme Court justices hear arguments in instant racing case on Tuesday (Betsy Z. Russell)

Tue., Aug. 11, 2015, 11:17 a.m.

Drama in the courtroom at instant racing arguments...

This morning’s arguments in the instant racing case featured an extended exchange between Justice Daniel Eismann and Deputy Attorney General Brian Kane in which both repeatedly interrupted each other, voices were raised, and the justice accused Kane of “evading” his questions. At issue was whether...

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 22, 2015

MONDAY, JULY 13, 2015

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015

FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015



TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015

Tue., June 9, 2015, 12:15 p.m.

Idaho gas tax referendum effort falls short 

A North Idaho retiree’s push to force a voter referendum on this year’s Idaho transportation funding bill – which includes a 7-cent gas tax increase that takes effect July 1 – has fallen far short. Alan Littlejohn of Athol needed to gather 47,432 signatures by...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015

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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2015

TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2015

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