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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2015

THURSDAY, DEC. 24, 2015

Idaho looks at banning powdered alcohol 

Now that an Arizona company has developed and is preparing to market a form of powdered alcohol, including a “Powderita” that touts, “Just add water for an instant cocktail,” Idaho’s state Liquor Division is proposing legislation to ban the product in the Gem State. Twenty-five...

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015

TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2015

NYT blog takes aim at Labrador claims 

The New York Times’ “First Draft” blog, which touts “Political News, Now,” took aim at a recent fundraising letter from Idaho 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador yesterday. In an item headed “A guide to fundraising, tea party-style,” the Times wrote, “It seems Representative Raúl R....

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MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2015

Broadband panel backs seven-member commission

Lawmakers have continued discussing who should be on the new commission they’re recommending to oversee state school broadband aid, with proposals for seven members, nine members, and various other approaches. There’s also been discussion of calling the group a “committee” or “advisory committee” or something...

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