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Eye On Boise Chuck Winder archive

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016

The Idaho House, formerly Idaho's official governor's residence - though no Idaho governor has lived there - and the former home of the late billionare J.R. Simplot. After being returned to the Simplot family, the home was torn down in January of 2016.

Of governor's mansions and dwindling funds... 

Idaho remains one of just six states with no governor’s mansion, and a state committee decided Monday to continue paying a $4,500-per-month housing stipend to the governor until that changes. “I don’t think it’s indefinite, because circumstances change,” said Sen. Chuck Winder, R-Boise, chairman of...

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MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2016

TUESDAY, DEC. 2, 2014

MONDAY, SEPT. 29, 2014

MONDAY, JUNE 2, 2014

Idaho's federal lands panel hires private attorney 10 

A legislative interim committee investigating prospects for state takeover of federal public lands has spent more than $40,000 on a private attorney, the AP reports, tapping into a new legislative legal defense fund. "We've hired legal counsel from outside of state government primarily because we...

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MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013

TUESDAY, NOV. 27, 2012

Eye On Boise

News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.