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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 7, 2012

TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2012

State surplus grows to $113.6 million

Idaho's projected year-end balance at the end of the current fiscal year June 30 - the state surplus - is now up to $113.6 million, according to the latest edition of the General Fund Budget Monitor, which is published by the Legislature's budget office; you…

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McKague won't seek another Senate term

Sen. Shirley McKague, R-Meridian, has announced she won't run for another Senate term, and instead has endorsed Sen. Chuck Winder, R-Meridian, who landed in the same new legislative district as her. McKague served five terms in the House and is in her third term in…

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Latest on the lockdown... 

On Jan. 19, House Speaker Lawerence Denney ordered the doors to House members' basement office areas locked down and open by card access only. "Anyone without a House State ID badge will not be allowed into those spaces until the security guard has cleared it…

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