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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 18, 2007

THURSDAY, JAN. 18, 2007

Luna unveils budget proposal

New state schools Superintendent Tom Luna unveiled a $1.38 billion budget request for public schools today that calls for funding 3 percent in raises for teachers next year and making new state investments into classroom supplies and textbooks. “This budget supports our teachers in a…

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Annual BSU public policy survey released

The annual BSU Public Policy Survey was released this morning, and among its findings was this: 70 percent of Idahoans in the survey said they agree that the state should adopt an “English only policy.” The number was even higher in North Idaho – 75.4…

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Idaho tribal leaders weigh in on courthouse murals

After viewing controversial murals in the Ada County Courthouse, slated to temporarily house the Idaho Legislature next year, members of the state's tribes seemed to agree the paintings should be preserved – just not necessarily where they are now, reports S-R reporter Parker Howell.North Idaho…

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