Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 32° Cloudy

Eye On Boise archive for Nov. 30, 2010

TUESDAY, NOV. 30, 2010

Picking legislative leaders...

AP reporter John Miller has this overview of GOP leadership battles in the House and Senate, which will be decided in party caucuses on Wednesday night: "Secret balloting on Wednesday evening is set to determine if Idaho Senate Republicans will turn to conservative newcomers for…

Continue reading this post »



Sen. Elliot Werk, D-Boise, right, questions Office of Performance Evaluations Director Rakesh Mohan, second from right, during a meeting of the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Tuesday; at left is Sen. John McGee, R-Caldwell, and Rep. Cliff Bayer, R-Boise. (Betsy Russell)

Lawmakers look to reform EMS mess

The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee voted unanimously today to work with the chairs of the House and Senate health and welfare committees to introduce legislation in January to reform Idaho's emergency medical services, which a new performance evaluation found are now a disjointed patchwork of…

Continue reading this post »




FBI investigating Idaho's private prison 

Associated Press reporter Rebecca Boone reports that the FBI is investigating Idaho's private-run state prison. Here's her report: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. Attorney Wendy Olson says the U.S. Department of Justice is looking into allegations of criminal conduct among the staff at Idaho's only…

Continue reading this post »

Eye On Boise

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