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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 10, 2012

FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2012

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Dan Popkey and host Greg Hahn on the set of "Idaho Reports" on Friday at Idaho Public Television. (Idaho Public Television / Kevin Rank)

The week that was...

It's a pundit-o-rama on "Idaho Reports" tonight, as nearly half the hour-long show is devoted to a discussion in which I join Jim Weatherby, Dan Popkey, Corey Taule and host Greg Hahn to chew over the events of the week, from "Add The Words" to…

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Sen. Edgar Malepeai presents the 'Add The Words' bill on Friday morning (Betsy Russell)

'Add The Words' bill rejected on party-line vote 

His voice breaking, Sen. Edgar Malepeai, D-Pocatello, told the Senate State Affairs Committee that the "Add The Words" bill would amend the Idaho Human Rights Act to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. "The act allows the commission to address…

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Crowd in Capitol Auditorium for 'Add The Words' human rights bill print hearing (Betsy Russell)

'Add The Words' is third on the agenda

The "Add The Words" bill, which would add the words "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to Idaho's Human Rights Act, to ban discrimination on that basis in housing and employment, is the third item on the agenda this morning in the Senate State Affairs Committee.…

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