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Eye On Boise archive for March 13, 2012


Hours-long Senate GOP caucus wraps up... 

The Senate, which has been at ease most of the day today for a closed-door GOP caucus, has just returned to the floor, midway through the noon hour. Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis thanked the minority party, saying, "I appreciate your patience," and asked to…

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Labrador calls for bipartisanship

U.S. Congressman Raul Labrador told the Senate today that since he's been in Washington, D.C., "My appreciation for the Idaho Legislature has only grown more." Addressing those lawmakers who are retiring this year, he said, "If you are anything like me, you will miss this…

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Bill would ease bonding for charter schools

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to help charter schools with costs of securing a facility for their classrooms. Under legislation Rep. Reed DeMordaunt introduced Tuesday, charter schools that raise money for buildings by issuing…

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