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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 30, 2013

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 30, 2013






Rep. Bateman to House: 'Oh, how we love Idaho' 

“Oh, how we love Idaho,” declared Rep. Linden Bateman, R-Idaho Falls, as he began presenting HCR 5 in the House this morning, his resolution to name the Capitol Auditorium the “Abraham Lincoln Auditorium,” and marking March 4, 2013 as the 150thanniversary of the creation of…

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Armed man in video ID'd, says he's sorry 

The armed man rifling through lawmakers' desks in a Jan. 10 security video taken on the House floor has been identified, reports Idaho Statesman reporter Dan Popkey; Brian Carter, 47, of Meridian says he didn't mean any harm. You can read Popkey's full report here.

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A tale of dueling petitions...

Twin Falls Times-News reporter Melissa Davlin reports today on two dueling petitions, as Gov. Butch Otter yesterday posted a petition in favor of a state-based insurance exchange on his website for Idahoans to sign, and Idaho Freedom Foundation executive director Wayne Hoffman posted his own…

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