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Eye On Boise archive for May 2017

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017



TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017

Idaho GOP Rep. Raul Labrador, surrounded by family members and supporters, launched his campaign for governor of Idaho on Tuesday in Boise at the home of his wife’s parents. (Betsy Z. Russell / SR)

Labrador kicks off campaign for governor, touts record in Congress 

Raul Labrador launched his campaign for governor of Idaho on Tuesday, declaring that he’s proven in his four terms in Congress that “I could be a leader for conservative change.” “Idahoans don’t care what your title is, or they don’t care how many terms you have served in office, what committees you are on or how many earmarks you’ve secured...

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3 of 4 Idaho GOP governor candidates have voted frequently

Four Republican candidates are vying to be Idaho's next governor, a race that's expected to be one of the state's most competitive in 2018. According to voter participation records requested by The Associated Press, three of the candidates have a strong history of casting votes on Election Day. The fourth voted, but not as often...

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Labrador hasn’t won VanderSloot’s endorsement 

Raul Labrador’s choice of venues for his campaign kickoff tour this week gave rise to some speculation that he had landed the support of major GOP campaign funder Frank VanderSloot, owner of Melaleuca in Idaho Falls – but he hasn’t. Labrador's Boise announcement this afternoon...

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FRIDAY, MAY 26, 2017

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Bill Manny, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, May 26, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, co-host Melissa Davlin interviews BSU professors Justin Vaughn and John Freemuth about federal issues from Craters of the Moon to the federal budget and debt ceiling; and producer Seth Ogilvie speaks with Idaho Education News reporter Kevin...

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US cattle grazing plan for Idaho monument draws criticism 

Federal officials have released a cattle grazing plan for central Idaho's Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve that immediately came under fire from an environmental group. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Final Environmental Impact Statement released Friday allows cattle grazing on nearly all of the roughly 275,000 acres...

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THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017




WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 2017

And in campaign news… 

Raul Labrador announced today that he’ll go on a three-day tour of the state to formally announce his candidacy for governor in 2018, with stops Tuesday May 30 in Boise, Wednesday May 31 in Post Falls and Thursday, June 1 in Idaho Falls. Labrador also...

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TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017


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