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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 2013

TUESDAY, JAN. 29, 2013





Idaho Senate and House Democrats announce a five-bill package of voting rights legislation on Tuesday (Betsy Russell)

House, Senate Dems propose voting rights bills 

House and Senate Democrats unveiled a five-bill package of legislation this morning aimed at enhancing voting rights, from allowing online voter registration – something they said 15 states already have – to, like most other states, adopting a “Motor Voter” law requiring voter registration materials…

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MONDAY, JAN. 28, 2013


IEA chief: 'This is the Luna Laws all over again' 11 

Idaho Education Association President Penni Cyr is disputing Idaho School Boards Association chief Karen Echeverria’s assertion that the IEA only had problems with two portions of Proposition 1, regarding continuing contract rights and limiting teacher negotiations to just salary and benefits. “Frankly, everything in Proposition…

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Durst: 'I'm wondering how this improves teacher morale' 

Sen. Branden Durst, D-Boise, asked Idaho School Boards Association Executive Director Karen Echeverria about the recent Office of Performance Evaluations report that found a sense of “despair” among Idaho’s school teachers, and how the legislation she’s proposing to bring back parts of the “Students Come…

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FRIDAY, JAN. 25, 2013

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, John Freemuth and host Greg Hahn on Idaho Public TV's "Idaho Reports" program on Friday (IPTV / Kevin Rank)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” program on Idaho Public Television, I join Jim Weatherby, John Freemuth and host Greg Hahn to discuss the week’s developments in the Legislature; the program also includes Hahn’s 30-minute interview with Gov. Butch Otter on everything from the First and Second…

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