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Eye On Boise archive for April 14, 2010


Bills become law without guv's signature 

Gov. Butch Otter has allowed four more bills to become law without his signature, after earlier taking the same action for SB 1353, the "conscience" bill for health care providers. This time, the bills in question include HB 727 and 728, both of which regard…

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Cattle are rounded up at J.D. Aldecoa Ranch south of Boise Wednesday as part of the new "Beef Counts" campaign, a partnership between Idaho's beef industry and the Idaho Foodbank to provide "a consistent supply of much-needed, high-quality beef protein throughout the year" to the food bank. (Courtesy photo / David Proctor, Idaho Foodbank)

Beef for the hungry...

This may not look like a picture of a food bank event, but that's exactly what it is. Today, Idaho's beef industry joined with the Idaho Foodbank to launch "Beef Counts," a program designed to "provide a consistent supply of much-needed, high-quality beef protein throughout…

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The rest of the story... 

A reference in my story yesterday (about his upcoming address to a Tea Party of Spokane rally) to the fact that Idaho Gov. Butch Otter spoke to a militia group back in 1995 has raised some questions, so I want to clarify: Though Otter spoke…

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