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  • Judge Bush decision 4-20-10

    U.S. Magistrate Judge Ron Bush’s decision declaring Idaho restrictions on independent presidential candidates unconstitutional

  • Jorgenson complaint

    Complaint filed with Idaho Secretary of State by Sen. Mike Jorgenson, challenging ballot status of his primary election challenger

  • Allred-Health-Care-Statement

    Statement of Keith Allred, Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho, on how Idaho should propose its own state health care reform plan and opt out of federal reforms, rather than suing to stop federal reforms

  • Otter announces campaign staff

    Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on Friday announced his campaign manager and other campaign staff, and formally filed for re-election to a second term as governor

  • Kemp filing release

    Independent Idaho gubernatorial candidate Jana Kemp’s statement on filing for the office Monday

  • Rammell release - free dinners

    GOP candidate for governor Rex Rammell is hosting “free dinners” around the state to spread his campaign pitch

  • Allred-Release-3-1-10

    Allred for Idaho press release, 3/1/10

  • Allred-Release-2-5-10

    Democratic Idaho gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred’s 2/5/10 press release criticizing GOP Gov. Butch Otter’s “irrational pessimism”

  • Laird Noh letter

    Former state Sen. Laird Noh’s letter explaining why he’s co-chairing Keith Allred’s gubernatorial campaign

  • UI holdback memo

    UI President Duane Nellis’ memo to faculty, staff and students on plans for coping with a 6 percent budget holdback

  • Idaho budget holdbacks

    This chart shows Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s Sept. 25 budget holdbacks, by state agency.

  • Idaho Cuts By Agency

    Here are Idaho’s new budget cuts by agency