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Eye On Boise archive for June 6, 2014

FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 2014

Three vie for state GOP chairmanship

Idaho's contentious primary election last month left GOP leaders calling for unity in the state's largest political party, but the AP reports that just who should lead that effort will likely be determined by a three-way race for the party's chairmanship. Hundreds of Idaho Republican…

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From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Steven Thayn, Janie Ward-Engelking, and host Melissa Davlin on Idaho Public TV's "Idaho Reports" on Friday (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

This week on Idaho Reports...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public TV examines recent political developments, from the Boulder-White Clouds to the impact of the primary election results. I join Jim Weatherby, Sen. Steven Thayn, R-Emmett, Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking, D-Boise, and co-host Melissa Davlin for a discussion of impacts on…

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May state tax revenues beat forecast

May state tax revenues came in 1.6 percent above forecasts, leaving the state pretty much at the forecast year-to-date; you can see the state Division of Financial Management’s General Fund Revenue Report here. Meanwhile, the Legislature’s monthly Budget & Revenue Monitor shows that the $2.7…

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