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Eye On Boise archive for March 2011



Senate passes GARVEE bonding bill

The Senate has voted 26-9 in favor of HB 285, the GARVEE bonding proposal for next year, which would bond for $162 million worth of work to wrap up the bond-funded "Connecting Idaho" program. The money would be split between two final projects, and all…

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How they voted...

Here's how Idaho senators voted today on HB 187, the end-of-life conscience law amendment: Voting in favor: Sens. Andreason, Bair, Brackett, Cameron, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Hammond, Heider, Hill, Lodge, McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Mortimer, Nuxoll, Siddoway, Smyser, Tippets, Vick, and Winder. Voting against: Sens. Bilyeu, Bock,…

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House endorses additional tax collectors

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to boost staffing at the State Tax Commission to generate more than $19 million in additional revenue has cleared the Idaho House. The House voted 59-8 to approve the $34.9 million…

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House Ed passes SB 1184 on 12-6 vote

The substitute motion, to amend the bill, failed, and then the House Education Committee voted 12-6 to send SB 1184 to the full House with a recommendation that it "do pass." Three committee Republicans, Reps. Bateman, Nesset and Trail, voted with the panel's three Democrats…

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Two motions on school reform bill...

Rep. Steven Thayn, R-Emmett, moved to send SB 1184 to the full House with a recommendation that it "do pass." Rep. Sue Chew, D-Boise, offered a substitute motion to send the bill instead to the House's amending order for changes. Rep. Linden Bateman, R-Idaho Falls,…

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Senate backs amended urban renewal bill

The Senate has voted unanimously in favor of HB 95a, the amended urban renewal bill. "What this bill is intended to do is put some further restrictions on urban renewal ... to be sure that they focus on the basic intended purposes of urban renewal…

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