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Eye On Boise archive for April 14, 2011

THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011



Idaho congressmen split on spending cuts bill

When the spending cuts bill passed the House today, Rep. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, issued a statement lauding its passage and noting that it includes his language to remove wolves from endangered species protections and defund the Department of Interior's Wild Lands initiative. “Congress has the…

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Gov. Butch Otter, at a press conference on Thursday, declares this year's legislative session "a very successful one." (Betsy Russell)

Otter: Session 'a very successful one' 10 

Gov. Butch Otter declared this year's legislative session "a very successful one," saying, "It was a successful legislative session for myself and my administration." He said if he had to give the session a grade, "I'd give em an A, I feel comfortable with that.…

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