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Eye On Boise archive for April 26, 2010

MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010

Idaho has stake in Washington open-records case 

Idaho has much at stake in Washington's big U.S. Supreme Court case over whether referendum petition signatures should be public or not. "Our initiative and referendum statute is very similar to Washington's and Oregon's," said Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, at whose request Idaho…

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Boat inspection stations opening 

Idaho's state Department of Agriculture plans to open its first boat-inspection stations of the season tomorrow, near Bruneau where highways 51 and 78 intersect, and near Marsing on Highway 95. An additional check station on U.S. 93 just north of the Nevada state line will…

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Delegation: 'Some of the nation's finest' 

Idaho's congressional delegation - Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and Congressmen Walt Minnick and Mike Simpson - issued the following statement on the big Idaho Guard deployment to Iraq announced today: “First and foremost, our thoughts are with the families whose loved ones will…

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Oral arguments set in Land Board case 

In Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's legal challenge of the Land Board's cabin-site rent decision, the Idaho Supreme Court has ordered oral arguments, to be held June 9 before the Supreme Court. Wasden, a member of the Land Board, last month challenged the constitutionality of…

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