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Eye On Boise archive for May 2012

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012

Ad for Hart fundraiser featuring Bill Sali, which appeared on the Coeur d'Alene Press website

Sali pitches for Hart at CdA fundraiser 

Former Idaho Congressman Bill Sali, famous for introducing legislation in the U.S. House to suspend the law of gravity in a bid to highlight his opposition to the minimum wage, will pitch for tax-protesting Rep. Phil Hart, R-Athol, at a $25-a-head fundraiser in Coeur d'Alene…

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MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

The latest campaign finance reports...

Here's why reports are required within 48 hours of last-minute contributions for the final week or so before the election: Because it's after the last campaign finance reporting period, and otherwise, no one would know about any of it until after the election. The pre-primary…

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FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012

The latest last-minute campaign contributions... 

Here are today's 48-hour notices of last-minute campaign contributions of $1,000 or more for the May 15 primary in legislative races: Blue Cross of Idaho gave $1,000 each to Sen. John Tippets, R-Bennington, and Rep. George Eskridge, R-Dover; Micron Technology gave $1,000 to appointed Sen.…

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ISU emeritus prof who criticized Vailas fired 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) ― A professor emeritus at Idaho State University says he's been fired from his part-time job in the campus library after writing an opinion piece that was satirically critical of school president Arthur Vailas.…

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TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012

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