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Eye On Boise archive for March 6, 2012


Idaho GOP poised for busy night of caucuses

Voting in the Idaho Republican presidential caucus has started in some parts of Idaho, including the first round in Canyon County and other small southern Idaho counties, reports AP reporter John Miller; click below for his full report. In Ada County, organizers closed the doors…

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Leaders ponder legislative turnover...

House Speaker Lawerence Denney said by his last count, "I think there are 23 now, and maybe 24" House members who won't be returning next year, either because they're retiring from the Legislature or running to the Senate. He joked, "Bruce Newcomb always told me…

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Senate endorses revised Idaho energy plan

The Idaho Senate has voted unanimously, 34-0, to adopt the 2012 Idaho Energy Plan as proposed by a legislative interim committee; HCR 34 previously passed the House on a 56-9 vote. The new plan updates Idaho's last energy plan from five years ago; it includes…

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