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Eye On Boise archive for April 1, 2012


Non-returning Representatives gathered in the front of the Idaho House for photos. Erik Simpson (R-Idaho Falls), arms raised, has served two terms. The House finished up business and adjourned on Thursday, March 29, 2012 in Boise, Idaho.

 (AP/Idaho Statesman / Katherine Jones)

The session that was...

Idaho’s legislative session this year was long on drama, but many of the biggest and hottest debates won’t mean much for most of the state’s residents. Instead, it’s the smaller things, some of which passed with little controversy, that will make the most difference in…

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Otter stimulus praise puts him at odds with Romney 

Gov. Butch Otter on Friday offered begrudging praise for President Barack Obama's 2009 economic stimulus fund, saying it has helped complete highway projects in Idaho, create jobs and reduce the need for state gas tax hikes, reports AP reporter John Miller. Those comments appeared to…

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