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Eye On Boise archive for April 2010

FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010

THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010

Finally: An 'up month' for state revenue 

One of the reasons lawmakers scurried to finish their session was they wanted to be done before the next set of tax revenue figures came out, after January and February collections came in below projections, fueling concern over the economy and zeal to cut budgets…

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010


TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2010


Guv quietly signs bills into law

Gov. Butch Otter has quietly signed dozens of bills into law without comment, including SB 1418, the public school budget for next year that contains historic cuts. Others include HB 687, imposing an emergency surcharge on every conviction for the next three years to keep…

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MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2010

FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2010

The week that was...

Here’s a link to the final week of Idaho’s legislative session in pictures, as a slide show. Let your cursor hover over the bottom part of the picture frame, and the captions will appear as the slide show plays. On Idaho Public Television’s “Idaho Reports”…

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What both sides say about poll... 

Predictably, the campaign spokesmen for Gov. Butch Otter and for Democratic challenger Keith Allred have different takes on the recent Rasmussen poll results, which show Otter with a big lead. Debbie Field, Otter's campaign manager, says in a news release, "Idahoans know that Butch is…

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National poll shows big lead for Otter 

Here's a link to the recent national Rasmussen Poll, which found a big lead for Gov. Butch Otter over Democratic challenger Keith Allred in its first automated phone poll on the 2010 Idaho gubernatorial race, and also found a similar lead for U.S. Sen. Mike…

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THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010

Thoughts from a substitute senator...

Temporary Sen. Darrell Kerby, R-Bonners Ferry, who filled in for the final weeks of the session for Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, while she was with her husband during his major heart surgery, reflected on his brief legislative experience. "It was an extreme honor for me…

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