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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 12, 2015

THURSDAY, FEB. 12, 2015













House, Senate mark Lincoln Day

Both the House and Senate have observances scheduled today for Lincoln Day, in celebration of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday today. In the House, 4th graders from Riverstone Elementary School recited the Gettysburg Address; Reps. Robert Anderst and Rich Wills read the Emancipation Proclamation; Reps. Melissa...

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Risch gets energy subcommittee chairmanship

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch announced today that he’s been named chairman of the energy subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources; Risch previously was the ranking Republican on the subcommittee. Risch said he’s “honored.” “My appointment to this subcommittee is important to...

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State appeals IEN ruling to Idaho Supreme Court

Idaho has filed a notice of appeal following 4th District Judge Patrick Owen’s final ruling yesterday squarely against the state in the lawsuit over the Idaho Education Network. Idaho EdNews reporter Kevin Richert reports that Camille Wells of the IEN sent out an email late...

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