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MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018

Otter signs open meeting law expansion bill into law

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has signed into law a bill that would expand Idaho's open meeting laws. Otter signed the measure on Monday along with nearly 40 other bills. Beginning July 1, boards and commissions created by executive order will now be subjected to the Idaho Open Meeting Law. Currently, these panels are not required...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018

MONDAY, FEB. 26, 2018

FRIDAY, DEC. 1, 2017

TUESDAY, NOV. 7, 2017

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017


THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017

TUESDAY, MARCH 14, 2017

Open meeting law expansion wins House panel's support 

The House State Affairs Committee today voted unanimously in favor of legislation from its chairman, Rep. Tom Loertscher, to bring state boards and councils created by executive order under the Idaho Open Meeting Law. Loertscher, R-Iona, noted that the committee’s hearing this morning was open...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017

MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016

Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns

Idaho's State Board of Education convened for a second time this week after facing criticism for making significant decisions regarding teacher evaluations and dual-credit options without adequately alerting the public. This time, the board backed the evaluation move, but rejected a proposal that would have tightened dual-credit options...

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THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2016


TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016

MONDAY, SEPT. 19, 2016

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28, 2015

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 30, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2015

TUESDAY, DEC. 9, 2014

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 2013

FRIDAY, OCT. 11, 2013

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