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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 10, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert, and hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz on Idaho Public Television's "Idaho Reports" on Friday (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports” program on Idaho Public Television, I join Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert and hosts Melissa Davlin and Aaron Kunz to discuss the events of the legislative session’s first week, including Idaho political developments. Also, Davlin interviews the co-chairs of the Joint Finance-Appropriations…

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Idaho lawmakers back raises for state workers 

You can read my full story here at on how Idaho lawmakers on a special legislative committee voted unanimously today to give state workers average 2 percent pay boosts next year, despite Gov. Butch Otter’s recommendation for no funding for raises. The joint legislative…

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Idaho exchange enrollment swells

Enrollment in insurance plans through Idaho’s state-run health care exchange has swelled since the federal government fixed the website that residents use to sign up coverage, the AP reports, with about 20,000 Idahoans enrolling in time for their coverage to begin Jan. 1. That’s up…

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