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Eye On Boise vetoes archive

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2018


Otter vetoes charter school administrators bill

Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed the charter school administrator certification bill, HB 566a. The amended bill passed the Senate 23-10 and the House 58-11; the original bill passed the House 49-18. The measure would set up a new certification for charter school administrators that lacks...

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Group of lawmakers files suit over grocery tax repeal veto

A group of 30 lawmakers, including some legislative leaders, is urging the Idaho Supreme Court to overturn a nearly 40-year-old ruling on when the governor can veto a bill. According to the lawsuit filed Wednesday, lawmakers contend that Gov. Butch Otter violated the Idaho Constitution earlier this year when he vetoed a proposal that would...

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TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 2017

Otter vetoes grocery tax repeal, saying costs 'too high' 11 

The governor of Idaho has vetoed a legislative measure that would have repealed the state's 6 percent sales tax on groceries, the AP reports. Gov. Butch Otter rejected the tax repeal Tuesday evening. Otter wrote in his veto message that the costs of the proposal are too high and the potential for imminent financial need too great...

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