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Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 18, 2010

THURSDAY, NOV. 18, 2010



Kelly joins EPA in Seattle 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's outgoing Senate minority leader is taking a job with the Environmental Protection Agency in Seattle. Sen. Kate Kelly, a Democratic senator since 2004, will be director of the Office of Ecosystems, Tribal…

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Rep. Lake backs cig tax hike 

Idaho House Tax Chairman Dennis Lake, R-Blackfoot, said he supports a big hike in the state's cigarette tax in the coming year, and may co-sponsor the legislation. "I do support it," he said. "They wanted to bring a bill to raise cigarette taxes last year…

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