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Eye On Boise archive for March 15, 2012


Goedde grills Terrell about 'flagship' decision 

As State Board of Education Member Milford Terrell came up for his confirmation hearing this afternoon in the Senate Education Committee, Chairman John Goedde, R-Coeur d'Alene, grilled him about the board's decision to remove the word "flagship" from the University of Idaho's mission statement. Terrell,…

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Senate Ethics Committee could be convened... 

Senate President Pro-Tem Brent Hill, R-Rexburg, met behind closed doors with all members of both the Senate's minority and majority leadership, and then briefly with Sen. Monty Pearce, R-New Plymouth. When he emerged, he said an ethics committee could be convened within 24 hours on…

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Nonini puts his teacher pay-cut bill on hold 

House Education Chairman Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d'Alene, pulled his salary-based apportionment bill, HB 656, from his committee agenda this morning, citing "some moving targets." Nonini said later that the bill, which differs substantially from a measure that unanimously passed the Senate, is the topic of…

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