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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 15, 2011

TUESDAY, FEB. 15, 2011

Money-making idea: Ads on school buses

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As Idaho's cash-strapped school districts scour for creative ways to make ends meet, state lawmakers are looking to help them out. Senate Assistant Majority Leader Chuck Winder, R-Boise, introduced a bill this week…

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Gov. Butch Otter, left, and state Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna, right, call for "civil discourse" on school reform Tuesday, after Luna's vehicle was vandalized the previous evening and Luna was heckled at a coffee shop and confronted by an angry teacher outside his mother's house. (Betsy Russell)

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Gov. Butch Otter and state Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna stood in the governor's office today to condemn personal attacks and call for "civil discourse" in the debate over school reform in Idaho. 'I've kicked around this building for a long time," Otter said. "The…

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House Speaker Lawerence Denney has handed the gavel over to House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, as Denney is sponsoring a bill that's coming up fairly soon on the House calendar, HR 2, making changes in the House's ethics rules. Before he left the speaker's desk,…

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