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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 21, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 21, 2014

Of colors, buses, and 'glossy yellow'...

Little-known fact: When a school bus is decommissioned, state law requires that all school bus markings be “obliterated” and its paint color be changed, before it can run on state highways. A state trooper in Coeur d’Alene recently ticketed someone for not doing that. “It…

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Candidates, candidates, candidates... 

Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik has filed paperwork with the state to challenge Lt. Gov. Brad Little in the GOP primary, Lewiston Tribune reporter Bill Spence reports; you can see his full post here. Chmelik, 53, is a second-term county commissioner and an outspoken advocate…

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House Speaker Scott Bedke addresses a crowd of more than 100 on Tuesday at the Andrus Center for Public Policy (Betsy Russell)

Bedke: Legislature as 'arena of ideas' 

House Speaker Scott Bedke, R-Oakley, shared some of his thought process and how he approaches the Legislature when he spoke at the Andrus Center today. “One thing that was drummed into us at my father’s table was that 99 percent of people - I can…

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