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Eye On Boise archive for April 20, 2011


College tuition, fee hikes approved 

The Idaho State Board of Education has voted to approve, as requested, proposed tuition and fee increases from the state's four-year colleges and universities: 8.4 percent at the University of Idaho; 7 percent each at ISU and LCSC; and 5 percent at Boise State University.…

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Otter's veto message...

Here's a link to Gov. Butch Otter's veto message on HB 298, the final version of the "nullification" bill on the national health care reform law. "Even though I vetoed the bill today, I have issued an executive order ... prohibiting state agencies and departments…

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Otter vetoes final version of nullification bill

Gov. Butch Otter has vetoed HB 298, the final version of a much-debated legislative effort to "nullify" the federal health care reform law; the bill declared that Idaho wouldn't comply with discretionary provisions of the law for one year, made various declarations, and prohibited the…

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Newest state board member: Goesling, of Moscow

As the Idaho State Board of Education meets today to consider student tuition and fee increases at the state's colleges and universities, it has a new member: William H. Goesling of Moscow, a former Naval aviator and educator and retired financial consultant, has been named…

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