Betsy Z. Russell

Betsy Russell covers Idaho news from the state capitol in Boise and writes the Eye on Boise blog.
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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 5:32 P.M.

The latest on the Heather Scott brouhaha; link to full story

Here’s a link to my full story at on the developments today in the saga of Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, who issued a issued a this afternoon statement apologizing to every member ...

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017, 5:01 P.M.

Bedke: 'I'm optimistic that we as a group can move on' 

House Republicans were closeted in a closed-door caucus for two hours this afternoon; once they emerged around 5 p.m., House Speaker Scott Bedke said he had nothing to announce. He said there’s bee...

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