Eye On Boise

TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016

Loertscher urges support for HJR 5 

Rep. Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, is urging support for HJR 5, the administrative rules constitutional amendment on the November ballot. “Without the ability of the legislature to approve or reject agency rules, you the voters have no one to hold accountable for agencies not following what...

Continue reading this post »

MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016

Former state Rep. Ken Robison dies at 79 

Longtime Idaho state lawmaker and former journalist Ken Robison died Sunday at age 79 after a long illness, the Idaho Statesman reports today. Robison was the editorial page editor of the Idaho Statesman from 1967 to 1977, and served in the Idaho Legislature for 20...

Continue reading this post »

FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016

Debates, forums coming up in top Idaho races…

Tonight on Idaho Public Television’s “Idaho Reports,” Sen. Mike Crapo and his Democratic challenger, Jerry Sturgill, will appear together for a discussion moderated by co-host Melissa Davlin. On Monday, KTVB-TV will host a debate between 1st District GOP Rep. Raul Labrador and his Democratic challenger,...

Continue reading this post »

THURSDAY, OCT. 13, 2016

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016

TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016

IACI endorses Dem challenger to Rep. Heather Scott 

Idaho's pro-business lobby says Republican state Rep. Heather Scott has one of the worst voting records on supporting commerce and has decided to throw its support behind her Democratic opponent. Kate McAlister is the only non-incumbent the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry has endorsed during this year's general election...

Continue reading this post »

Dem challenger blasts Labrador for sticking with Trump

James Piotrowski, 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador’s Democratic challenger, had this comment today: “I can't understand why it took Congressman Labrador four days to denounce Trump's comments about sexual assault. It clearly demonstrates that Rep. Labrador continues to value political ideology over basic humanity or...

Continue reading this post »

Eye On Boise

Short takes and breaking news from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.



Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile