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FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Cynthia Sewell, host Melissa Davlin, Kevin Richert and Seth Ogilvie on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, May 4, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Troy Shreve)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, I join host Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the week with Idaho Statesman reporter Cynthia Sewell, Idaho EdNews reporter Kevin Richert, and Idaho Reports producer Seth Ogilvie. There are also clips from the four final...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Clark Corbin, host Melissa Davlin, Sen. Cliff Bayer, and Sen. Grant Burgoyne, on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, April 20, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Troy Shreve)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, I join host Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the week with Sen. Cliff Bayer, R-Boise; Sen. Grant Burgoyne, D-Boise; and reporter Clark Corbin of Idaho EdNews. There also are clips from the two “Idaho Debates”...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Rocky Barker, host Melissa Davlin, and Marty Peterson on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on March 30, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews state Rep. Wendy Horman, R-Idaho Falls, on education and budgeting; and visits with Lewiston Tribune reporter Bill Spence and Twin Falls Times-News reporter Gretel Kauffman on how this year’s legislative action affected their...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews state Insurance Director Dean Cameron and Rep. Ilana Rubel, D-Boise; there’s a report on health care and the debate over it in Idaho; and footage from this week’s emotional House debate over returning...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2018

From left, Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman, Boise High School senior Will Tanguy, host Melissa Davlin, House Speaker Scott Bedke, and Idaho AEYCH head Beth Oppenheimer on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television. (Idaho Public TV)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, there’s a report on legislative leaders’ comments last week on gun violence; the big rally at the state Capitol in which nearly 2,000 Idaho high school and junior high students protested against gun violence; and a panel...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Rebecca Boone, host Melissa Davlin, and Bill Manny on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television on March 9, 2018. (Idaho Public TV)

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, BSU professor emeritus Jim Weatherby discusses voter engagement in Idaho with producer Seth Ogilvie; host Melissa Davlin interviews Sen. Abby Lee about foster care in Idaho; Ogilvie interviews Reps. Judy Boyle and Patrick McDonald and Sen. Cherie...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2018

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television reports on the redistricting that’s ahead for Idaho following the 2020 census, and various bills that have been proposed this year to try to change the process. Also, producer Seth Ogilvie interviews House Health & Welfare Committee Chairman...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 23, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Jones, hosts Melissa Davlin, and Kevin Richert on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Feb. 23, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews Gov. Butch Otter; and there’s a report on the House debate on the nullification bill, which died. On the pundits panel, I join retired Idaho Supreme Court Justice Jim Jones, Davlin, and Idaho...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 16, 2018

From left, Dan Chadwick, Cynthia Sewell, host Melissa Davlin and Betsy Russell on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Feb. 26, 2018. (Idaho Public TV)

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise; and reports on how Idaho counties are grappling with problems bringing their courthouses into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Also, the show features comments from...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 9, 2018

From left, Anne Helen Petersen, Seth Ogilvie, host Melissa Davlin and Betsy Russell on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Feb. 9, 2018. (Idaho Public TV)

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star; producer Seth Ogilvie talks with Idaho Water Users Association head Paul Arrington about the Columbia River Treaty; Davlin reports on overcrowding and outdated facilities at county jails...

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FRIDAY, FEB. 2, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Rocky Barker, host Melissa Davlin, and Kevin Richert on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Feb. 2, 2018 on Idaho Public Television. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews Senate Majority Leader Chuck Winder, R-Boise; and producer Seth Ogilvie reports on mining, Midas Gold and the Stibnite Mine site. On the pundits panel, I join Davlin, Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News,...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 26, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Clark Corbin, host Melissa Davlin, and Mark Browning on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Jan. 26, 2018. (Idaho Public TV / Jim Hadley)

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On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews outgoing JFAC Co-Chairs Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, and Rep. Maxine Bell, R-Jerome; producer Seth Ogilvie reports on bail and pretrial issues and a possible constitutional amendment that’s in the works; and Davlin interviews...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 19, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, host Melissa Davlin and Kevin Richert on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, host Melissa Davlin interviews Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb, D-Boise, and Rep. Caroline Nilsson Troy, R-Genesee, about sexual harassment and respectful workplace policies; discusses health care, from the governor and lieutenant governor’s executive order to the dual-waiver proposal, with...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 12, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Bryan Clark, host Melissa Davlin, and Cynthia Sewell on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. (Idaho Public TV)

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes an interview with Sens. Brent Hill and Janie Ward-Engelking on federal tax conformity; a report on the death by suicide of former state Rep. Brandon Hixon, and discussion of mental health and suicide prevention with Kim Kane,...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 5, 2018

From left, Betsy Russell, Clark Corbin, host Melissa Davlin, and Bill Spence on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Jan. 4, 2018 (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

Idaho Reports is on tonight at 8…

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes a report on the struggle of one small Idaho community, Mackay, to provide for public safety and the implications of that; a report on the news from today’s AP Legislative Preview; and a panel of lobbyists, including...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 15, 2017

From left, David Hill, Kevin Richert, host Melissa Davlin, Don Coberly, and Betsy Russell on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, on Dec. 15, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television examines the uncertainty over NAFTA is affecting Idaho agricultural producers; Idaho’s challenges in increasing the percentage of those who go on to higher education after high school; and the upcoming “respectful workplace” training all Idaho state lawmakers will...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 8, 2017

From left, Miguel Legaretta, head of the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho; host Melissa Davlin; Lauren Necochea of the Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy and Betsy Russell of The Spokesman-Review on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

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Tax policy moves front and center on tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, closing out a week in which the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho annual conference drew a record 500 attendees, from legislators and lobbyists to state and local government officials, current, former and...

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FRIDAY, DEC. 1, 2017

From left, Rocky Barker,  Stephanie Witt, host Melissa Davlin, Seth Ogilvie and Betsy Russell on "Idaho Reports" on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Aaron Kunz)

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television, the first episode of the season, takes a look at air quality issues in Salmon and the local, state and federal government issues involved; and then on the pundits panel, I join host Melissa Davlin, producer Seth Ogilvie,...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 1, 2017

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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FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017

From left, Betsy Russell, Sen. Maryanne Jordan, Jason Risch, and co-host Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, May 19 ,2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes a rundown of the developments of the week, and also explores immigration in Idaho, through the eyes of three naturalized citizens in the Magic Valley who walk about when they started to feel American, and when the...

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FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

From left, Betsy Russell, Marty Peterson, former U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson, Jim Weatherby, and co-host Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, May 12, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television includes new U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s first visit to the Idaho National Laboratory in eastern Idaho; flooding problems around the state, and more. On the pundits panel, I join Marty Peterson, former U.S. Attorney for Idaho Wendy...

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FRIDAY, MAY 5, 2017

From left, Betsy Russell, Lauren Necochea, Justin Vaughn, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, May 5, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television looks at who we are now in Idaho – who’s moving in, and from where; who’s moving out, and to where. It also examines Idahoans’ attitudes and how they’ve changed, as documented in the Boise State Public Policy...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

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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FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017

From left, Betsy Russell, Jaclyn Kettler, Zach Kyle, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television, April 21, 2017. (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

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Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television delves into the real estate boom, oversight of contractors, the labor shortage, 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador’s big town hall meeting this week, executive power, the Legislature and vetoes, and more. On the pundits panel, I join BSU...

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