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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 2007

TUESDAY, AUG. 14, 2007

Stewart's Constitution 101

North Idaho College political scientist Tony Stewart says he’s a student of the U.S. Constitution – he’s also been teaching it to college students for 38 years. And he’s saddened by the lack of understanding of the nation’s founding document’s groundbreaking provisions on religious freedom.There...

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MONDAY, AUG. 13, 2007

What it takes

Here’s what it takes to be eligible for either of the two U.S. Magistrate Judge positions that will open in Idaho in 2008: “To be qualified for appointment an applicant must:(1) Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing...

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SATURDAY, AUG. 11, 2007

Stallings calls for Sali resignation or apology

Idaho Democratic Party Chairman Richard Stallings is calling for GOP Rep. Bill Sali to either “take back the anti-religious freedom comments he made this week to an online religious fundamentalist organization web site, or get out of Congress.” Stallings said in a statement, “I call...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 9, 2007

Kempthorne 'most popular' cabinet secretary

The Seattle Times today has an interesting look at how our former governor, Dirk Kempthorne, is doing as U.S. Secretary of the Interior. The Times, in an article by reporter Alicia Mundy, reports:“After more than a year on the job, Kempthorne, the former Idaho governor...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8, 2007

Follow the launch

Today is the day that Idaho’s own Barbara Morgan, the teacher-turned-astronaut from McCall, is set to launch on the Space Shuttle Endeavor, and you can follow along live at NASA’s launch blog here. To see more about the mission, click here for NASA’s website.

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TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2007

New college names first president

The newly approved College of Western Idaho has named an interim president: Dennis Griffin, who formerly was executive director of the Boise State University West Campus. That makes some sense, as that campus is the location of the new community college. “Dennis is already on...

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MONDAY, AUG. 6, 2007

Edmunson leaves Legislature for guv's office

State Rep. Clete Edmunson, R-Council, is resigning from the Legislature in his third term to join Gov. Butch Otter’s staff as a field representative for central Idaho. Edmunson, 41, was vice chairman of the House State Affairs Committee and is a former teacher and coach...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2007

Republicans vs. Republicans

The state of Idaho has filed a motion to dismiss the federal lawsuit that 72 Republicans filed to close Idaho’s GOP primary election, saying the individual party members lack legal standing to bring the suit. Its backup for the argument? An affidavit from J. Kirk...

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Otter to meet with Utah, Wyoming guvs re fires

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter will meet Monday by phone with Utah Gov. John Huntsman and Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal, along with federal officials, regarding “responses to wildfires and other disasters.” Otter, along with Idaho GOP Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo, has been critical of...

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WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1, 2007

‘Open minds’ on re-examining tax breaks

A 14-member legislative committee, including members of both the House and Senate tax committees, convened this morning to start a long and hard look at Idaho’s tax system – and specifically at all exemptions, deductions and credits, what they accomplish and whether they’re justified. All...

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