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Eye On Boise archive for May 3, 2010

MONDAY, MAY 3, 2010

Guv's statement on preliminary April revenues 

Here's a press release from Gov. Butch Otter on the preliminary April revenue report: STATE’S APRIL REVENUE WAS BELOW PROJECTION (BOISE) – The Idaho Division of Financial Management issued preliminary, incomplete April tax revenue data today that shows the State took in $55.5 million less…

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Preliminary report: April revenue down 

The earliest preliminary reports on April's state tax collections - a key month, with the biggest collections of the year - show they're down by $55 million from projections, the AP reports, meaning the state would head into the final two months of its fiscal…

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Opposition research a 'modern campaign reality' 

AP reporter John Miller takes a look at the role of opposition research in congressional campaigns and what the campaigns are digging up about their opponents in the 1st District congressional race; click below to read the full story. It was opposition research that enabled…

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Rounding up the primary races... 

There's a lot on the ballot in this spring's primary election, though the marquee race clearly is the vigorous GOP contest between two rising young Republicans for a chance to challenge 1st District Democratic Rep. Walt Minnick in the 1st Congressional District. Every statewide elected…

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