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THURSDAY, FEB. 13, 2014

Vito Opposes Garnishment Bill 16 

Legislators and other elected officials are currently exempt from having their wages garnished for state court judgments, according to Rep. Ed Morse, R-Hayden, who introduced legislation this morning to remove the exemption. Morse said his bill would treat elected officials like anyone else. Rep. Vito...

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 2013

Attempted Censure Suffers Pratfall 18 

It turns out the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee doesn't have the authority to censure four North Idaho legislators for voting against their wishes. "Sorry I don't have room for discussion on this," said Chairman Neil Oliver. "I find the motion is out of order."...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

Morse Responds To Censure Attempt 

Rep. Ed Morse (pictured), R-Hayden, gave Huckleberries the following letter, which he has asked to be read to the Kootenai County GOP Central Committee prior to a vote on the motion to censure three other legislators and him for supporting a state health exchange. Morse...

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MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

Local GOP May Censure 4 Solons 

Several Republican state legislators representing Kootenai County districts could receive a public reprimand next week from members of their own political party. When the county's Republican central committee meets on Tuesday, its elected precinct committeemen will consider a resolution that would formally censure Rep. Frank...

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MONDAY, OCT. 29, 2012

English-Morse Is Race To Watch 11 

The Idaho Statesman has listed seven legislative races to watch in Idaho, including the District 2 matchup between Republican Ed Morse and Democrat Dan English. The Statesman says this about that race: "This is the seat that was held by Republican Phil Hart. Hart’s years...

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MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012

Vieselmeyer: Voters Unhappy w/Hart 

(Phil) Hart's primary opponents include Ron Vieselmeyer, 71, an outspoken Christian conservative, ordained minister, former state lawmaker and current North Idaho College trustee; longtime Hayden real estate appraiser Ed Morse; and local firefighter Fritz Wiedenhoff. The winner of the four-way race will face Democrat Dan...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012

Hart Makes A Point At Tea Party Rally 

At the Tea Party speed-date event at the Greyhound Park Wednesday night, state Rep. Phil Hart emphasizes a point while opponents for his House Seat 2B seat listen. They are (from left): Fritz Wiedenhoff, Ed Morse, Hart, and Ron Vieselmeyer. A Berry Picker reports: There...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012

3 D2 Wannabes To Run As Coalition 

Via Facebook, former state senator Mike Jorgenson announces today: "I'm happy to announce that Mark Fisher and Ed Morse are joining me in a coalition of independent, intelligent conservatives running in the Republican primary. Hit 'like' if you think we need better ideas coming out...

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TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

Poll: Hart Will Win GOPrimary 

Monday Poll: Hucks Nation believes the five-way race for the House District 2B GOP primary favors controversial incumbent Phil Hart. 43 of 113 respondents (38.05%) say Rep. Phil Hart will win the primary despite considerable baggage. 37 of 113 respondents (32.74%) says challenger Ed Morse...

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FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2012

DFO: Artful Tax Dodger All Smiles 

Kootenai County Republicans continue to be the Political Gang That Can't Shoot Straight. They're about to botch a golden opportunity to send Artful Tax Dodger Phil Hart of Athol packing during the GOPrimary election in May by flooding the field with challengers. Yeah, yeah, I...

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DeLange Files For Hart's Seat 

Breaking! Fritz E. Wiedenhoff of Rathdrum told the Pachyderm Club this AM that he's filing for Phil Hart's House District 2B seat instead of Steve Vick's Senate seat b/c Mike Jorgenson wants to run against Vick. The race for state Rep. Phil Hart's House District...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2012

Hart, Barbieri To Face Challengers 

Two longtime Hayden-area businessmen have announced their candidacies against Idaho Reps. Phil Hart and Vito Barbieri in the GOP primary. Ed Morse, who is challenging Hart, is a real estate appraiser and consultant and board member of the Reagan Republicans group; Mark Fisher (pictured), challenging...

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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.