Stories tagged: John McGee
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Idaho Supreme Court candidate taps former disgraced lawmaker
Idaho Supreme Court candidate Curt McKenzie has hired former state Sen. John McGee – who resigned several years ago following highly publicized scandals – to help with his campaign.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2013
Idaho legislators brush up on ethics
BOISE – Lawmakers underwent a half-day of ethics training in the wake of a series of high-profile lapses involving Idaho officials, a first-time event that Capitol leaders hope will head …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2012
Ex-Idaho Sen. McGee jailed for harassing staffer
BOISE – A judge sent former Idaho Sen. John McGee straight to jail Tuesday, revoking his withheld judgment for a 2011 DUI conviction and imposing another six-month jail term for …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2012, 1:58 p.m.
Judge sends former Idaho Sen. McGee straight to jail
An Ada County judge today sent former Idaho Sen. John McGee straight to jail, revoking his withheld judgment for a 2011 DUI and imposing another six-month jail term for a …
Tue., July 17, 2012
Idaho settles lawsuit by ex-transportation chief Lowe
BOISE – The state of Idaho has settled a lawsuit filed by former Transportation Director Pam Lowe, who charged she was illegally fired for standing up to political pressure and …
Tue., June 26, 2012
Panel proposes lawmaker pay bump
BOISE – Idaho state legislators should get a 2 percent raise next year, a citizens committee decided Monday. The same committee also tightened rules about compensation for a lawmaker’s second …
Tue., April 3, 2012
Judge’s ruling favors fired ITD director
BOISE – Fired Idaho Transportation Director Pam Lowe has scored a significant victory in her politically charged wrongful-firing case: U.S. Magistrate Judge Ron Bush ruled that Lowe wasn’t an “at …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2012, 4:03 p.m.
Idaho Senate leader resigns amid sex harassment charges
Republican Sen. John McGee resigned from the Idaho Legislature on Wednesday amid allegations of sexual harassment involving a female senate aide, capping a political free-fall that began last year with …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2012
Caucus chairman in Idaho to keep post
BOISE – Idaho Senate officials say Republican Sen. John McGee will keep his position as caucus chairman, the fourth-highest-ranking post in the GOP controlled chamber. Republican senators met behind closed …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2012, 11:56 a.m.
McGee retains GOP leadership despite drunken crash
Senate Majority Caucus Chairman John McGee is hoping the political free fall that began with his Father’s Day arrest for drunken driving ends with the forgiveness of his Republican colleagues, …
Sun., Aug. 14, 2011
Eye on Boise: Otter touts Idaho’s upgrade by S&P
BOISE - Gov. Butch Otter took to the national airwaves last week to tout Idaho’s budget management as a “model for what the nation ought to do,” from Medicaid cuts …
Sun., July 17, 2011
Eye on Boise: Senator apologizes, evades being deposed
Idaho state Sen. John McGee, R-Caldwell, came under fire at a Canyon County Republican Party Central Committee meeting last week for a recent drunken driving conviction but succeeded in heading …
Tue., June 21, 2011
Lawmaker’s behavior has medical cause, lawyer says
BOISE – The lawyer for an Idaho state senator accused of taking an SUV and trailer from a stranger’s home in Boise and driving the vehicle while drunk said Monday …
Mon., June 20, 2011, 5:02 p.m.
McGee ‘looking for promised land’ before arrest
BOISE, Idaho (AP)—The lawyer for an Idaho state senator accused of taking an SUV and trailer from a stranger’s home in Boise and driving the vehicle while drunk said Monday …