Stories tagged: Brent Hill
SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2017, 5 A.M.
Eye on Boise: Idaho Treasurer Ron Crane won’t seek re-election
Idaho state Treasurer Ron Crane has announced that he won’t seek re-election in 2018 to a sixth term, and will retire instead.
FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2016, 1:55 P.M.
Legislative leaders say Idaho’s work to close health coverage gap isn’t ending
The work of examining alternatives to close Idaho’s health coverage gap isn’t over.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 3:32 P.M.
Independent Evan McMullin – in dead heat with Trump and Clinton in Utah – makes campaign push into Idaho
Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin, a Mormon who’s offering himself as a conservative alternative to Donald Trump, had such large, overflow crowds at his two eastern Idaho rallies last weekend …
FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016, 10:40 A.M.
Idaho health coverage gap can be closed, lawmakers believe
Idaho’s top House and Senate leaders expressed optimism Friday that a new legislative panel can help state lawmakers resolve their differences and find a way to cover the 78,000 Idahoans …
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016, 5 A.M.
‘All business’ approach will compete with pre-election posturing in Idaho Legislature
BOISE – When the Idaho Legislature convenes Monday, it will face a push-pull between two competing goals for the session: A desire for a quick, “all-business” session that wraps up …
SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016
GOP should consult states for a health care checkup
States realize erasing Obamacare with no alternative is bad medicine.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2015
Idaho Gov. Otter signs child support legislation
BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signed newly passed child support enforcement legislation into law Tuesday and praised lawmakers who overwhelmingly passed the bill in a one-day special session Monday. …
SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015
Eye on Boise: Education top priority before close of Idaho Legislature
House Speaker Scott Bedke and Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill say the Idaho Legislature can still wrap up its session by March 27, as long as it addresses education funding. …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 14, 2015
Idaho lawmakers get ethics training
BOISE – Idaho lawmakers will undergo four hours of ethics training today, in a mandatory session for all 105 senators and representatives. It’s the second straight year the mandatory ethics …
SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2014
Eye on Boise: Records request made for Otter’s public records order
BOISE – Gov. Butch Otter seemed a bit surprised that he’d already received a public records request for documents related to his move to create a public records ombudsman position …
SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014
Idaho’s 2014 legislative session underscored by election
BOISE – Three big issues – education, health care and prisons – loom over Idaho lawmakers as they convene their legislative session Monday. But at the same time, every seat …
SATURDAY, DEC. 1, 2012
Idaho lawmakers to receive formal ethics training
BOISE – After a string of ethical lapses and questions about Idaho lawmakers’ conduct, new lawmakers will face something unprecedented when they arrive in Boise for their organizational session next …
SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2012
Eye on Boise: PAC didn’t overlook Nonini when making donations
BOISE – In practically every legislative district in Idaho where there’s a contested race – and even one where there’s not – the Senate Republican PAC has made a campaign …
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2012, 3:51 P.M.
Idaho senator repays state for letter to GOP voters
Campaign finance reports show that Idaho state Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, has reimbursed the Senate for the cost of an end-of-session letter she sent out to Republican voters that touted …
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2012
New district gets state-funded mailing
Kris Sabo, of Sagle, was surprised when an official state-funded letter arrived in the mail from Idaho Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, talking about Nuxoll’s record and thanking supporters as she …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012, 3:03 P.M.
Idaho senator sends state-funded letter to new district
Kris Sabo of Sagle was surprised when an official state-funded letter arrived in the mail from Idaho Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll, R-Cottonwood, talking about Nuxoll’s record and thanking supporters as she …
FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2012
Democrats roll out proposal for independent ethics panel
BOISE – While unveiling their draft legislation setting up a new independent state ethics commission Thursday, Democrats in the Idaho Legislature said they hope to have a bipartisan bill within …
SUNDAY, JAN. 9, 2011
Budget crunch dominates talk among Idaho lawmakers
BOISE – There’s a desperate edge to the talk in Boise as Idaho’s legislative session approaches. “It’s not going to be a fun place to be in the Capitol this …
THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 2010
Idaho lawmakers pick legislative leadership
BOISE – Coeur d’Alene Rep. Bob Nonini’s bid to join the Idaho House GOP leadership fell short Wednesday night, but there were shakeups elsewhere as Idaho lawmakers met in closed …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 3, 2010
Allred’s tax reform role attacked
BOISE – Democratic gubernatorial candidate Keith Allred in 2006 played a major part in boosting a tax break for Idaho homeowners that’s reduced their annual payments, despite a Republican attack …