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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 10, 2014

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 10, 2014

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter addresses the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho on Wednesday (State of Idaho)

Otter's goal for next four years: Cut taxes 10 

In his keynote speech to the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho, Idaho Reports co-host Melissa Davlin reports, Gov. Butch Otter outlined his goals for the next four years, which include lowering the income tax to less than 7 percent across the board, and entirely eliminating the…

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Ybarra names interim chief deputy, transition team 

Idaho state schools Supt.-elect Sherri Ybarra has named an interim chief deputy to join her administration when she takes office in January: Former Nampa interim schools Superintendent Pete Koehler, Idaho Education News reports. She also named a 16-person transition team to help her gear up…

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Moscow City Councilman Walter Steed, left, portrays a reporter in a skit with other participants at an open government workshop in Moscow on Tuesday (State of Idaho / Todd Dvorak)

Learning the ins, outs of Idaho's open meeting law

Moscow’s historic, wood-paneled City Council chambers was the scene of some hilarity last night, as City Councilman Walter Steed, left, played the part of a lucky reporter overhearing his local county commissioners illegally conducting public business over breakfast at a local café – while Latah…

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