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Eye On Boise archive for April 6, 2012


From left, Betsy Russell, Brian Cronin, Jim Weatherby, Melinda Smyser and host Greg Hahn on the set of "Idaho Reports" at Idaho Public Television on Friday (Idaho Public Television / Kevin Rank)

Final 'Idaho Reports' show of the season airs tonight

On tonight's "Idaho Reports," I join Jim Weatherby, host Greg Hahn and two retiring lawmakers, Rep. Brian Cronin, D-Boise, and Sen. Melinda Smyser, R-Parma, to discuss the recently completed legislative session. Tonight's program also includes Hahn's interviews with Senate Assistant Majority Leader Chuck Winder, R-Meridian;…

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Otter signs texting ban into law

Gov. Butch Otter has signed HB 1274a, the bill banning texting while driving, into law. The new law, which passed this year after three years of unsuccessful attempts in the Legislature to enact such a ban, makes texting while driving an infraction. Idaho currently has…

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