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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016

From left, Betsy Russell, Kevin Richert, Clark Corbin, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's  "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public TV (Idaho PTV / Ali Al Saedi)

The week that was... 

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” rounds up the happenings of the third week of this year’s legislative session, including co-host Melissa Davlin’s interview with Rep. Wendy Horman, state Board of Education President Don Soltman and College of Southern Idaho President Jeff Fox on “K-through-Career” education, and a...

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Conformity bill passes House, 54-16 

Rep. Janet Trujillo, R-Idaho Falls, told the House, “I also took an oath to uphold the Constitution of the state of Idaho and the Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the land.” The House then voted 54-16 to pass HB 425,...

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Move to halt conformity bill fails, 8-61 

Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, moved to “lay on the table” HB 425, the tax conformity bill, a motion that would prevent the bill from being taken up with a two-thirds vote. “The problem I have with this bill is by conforming to the federal definition...

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Analysis examines impact of tax-cut bill 

The Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy has released an analysis of HB 380, the proposal from House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, to cut the state’s corporate and individual income tax rates by a tenth of a percentage point while raising the grocery tax credit...

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THURSDAY, JAN. 28, 2016

Hearing set on Medicaid expansion proposals 

The Idaho Legislature will hold its first-ever hearing on a Medicaid expansion bill next week, giving the public an opportunity to weigh in on one of the most politically contentious issues facing the state, reports Bill Spence of the Lewiston Tribune. Senate Health and Welfare...

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