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Eye On Boise

Guv’s ‘signature events’ were pricey

Three ceremonies for major highway construction projects on I-84 over the past summer ran up tens of thousands in bills after Gov. Butch Otter's office ordered that they be the governor's "signature events," Idaho Statesman reporter Cynthia Sewell reported Sunday; you can read her full report here. The report of the big spending comes as Otter is calling for major cuts in budgets for everything from public schools to the Human Rights Commission to Idaho Public TV.

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News, happenings and more from the Idaho Legislature and the state capital.