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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 14, 2007

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14, 2007

Who's a couch potato?

The House State Affairs Committee's lengthy debate about vote-by-mail legislation this morning included some exchanges in which committee members got a bit huffy. Here’s S-R reporter Parker Howell’s description: Some representatives accused fellow committee members of having little faith in common voters to be informed...

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Packing 'em in

People are spilling out out both doorways from the House State Affairs Committee this morning as it holds a public hearing on vote-by-mail legislation.Meanwhile, Meanwhile, the House Education Committee has a full house in the Gold Room for two resolutions dealing with recognizing American Sign...

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Land Board wary of ditching float-home rent policy

If the state strictly limits the number of float-home moorings on state-owned lakes, is that a free market? State Land Board members indicated Tuesday that it's not – and questioned a recommendation from the state lands staff to repeal the board's reasonable-rent policy for float-home...

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