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From left, Betsy Russell, Rebecca Boone, Kevin Richert, and co-host Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, April 28, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television examines state contracting and procurement, data and accountability, and the latest Idaho Supreme Court rulings. On the pundits panel, I join AP Boise correspondent Rebecca Boone; Idaho Education News reporter Kevin Richert; and co-host Melissa Davlin to discuss...

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Crapo-led panel explores more Russia sanctions

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo wants to ramp up economic sanctions and “impose real costs” on Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country’s ongoing military incursions and interference in democratic elections in the United States and Europe, reports Lewiston Tribune reporter Bill Spence. Crapo is chairman...

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Per diem dustup in Idaho raises questions, no easy answers 

Legislative leaders say there's no easy solution to address questions surrounding how much Idaho lawmakers are entitled to receive toward their expenses. State legislators received a total of nearly $1 million in per diem payments this year — money they can spend however they want with no accountability. Scrutiny of the system increased this...

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