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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 19, 2011

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19, 2011

House GOP worries about tax revenues

The House GOP caucus is worried about state tax revenues, according to Caucus Chairman Ken Roberts, R-Donnelly, and discussed the issue at length in its closed-door caucus today, which ran for an hour. "There's certainly some cautionary approaches that we're going to take," Roberts said.…

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House GOP heads into caucus 

House Republicans have gone into their first closed-door caucus of the session, though House Democrats already have held several closed-door gatherings. The majority caucus will last 'til about noon, which would be about 45 minutes, though House GOP Caucus Chair Ken Roberts, R-Donnelly, termed that…

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Mental health services face cuts 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The economic downturn has left deep scars on Idaho's public services for the mentally ill, including efforts to help some of the state's most-vulnerable children. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's recommended budget for the…

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