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Eye On Boise archive for March 22, 2012


Tanning-bed hearing is in WW 55... 

The Senate Health & Welfare Committee is holding its hearing on HB 486a, the tanning-bed bill, in a different room than normal, WW 55, because another committee meeting in its regular hearing room went long. So far, committee Chairwoman Patti Anne Lodge, R-Huston, and Vice…

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Hart: 'There is a bias against employers' 

As the House reconsiders SB 1369, the unemployment fraud bill, Rep. Janice McGeachin, R-Idaho Falls, said as an employer, she'd "think twice" about hiring another employee because of the bill. "I guarantee you I will think twice about that," she told the House. Rep. Phil…

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Right-to-hunt amendment passes House

HJR 2a, a proposed constitutional amendment adding a right to fish, hunt and trap to the Idaho Constitution, has passed the House on a 63-4 vote with no debate, and now moves to the Senate. The measure, which you can read here, would declare that…

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