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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 1, 2015

THURSDAY, NOV. 5, 2015


WEDNESDAY, NOV. 4, 2015


Hearing wraps up, no timeframe for decision on murals 

Today’s public forum on controversial Depression-era murals at the new Idaho Law & Justice Learning Center, the former longtime Ada County Courthouse and the stand-in state Capitol for two years while Idaho’s Capitol was being renovated, has wrapped up. “I deeply appreciate the courtesy that…

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TUESDAY, NOV. 3, 2015



Taxes, complications, fairness, and budgets...

As the Idaho Legislature’s Tax Working Group continues meeting today, it’s hearing continued presentations; you can listen live here. A panel of CPAs focused on some specific complications in the Idaho income tax code, in which it departs from federal law; Suzanne Budge, lobbyist for...

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It's Election Day in Idaho (Betsy Z. Russell)

It's Election Day - time to vote...

It’s Election Day across Idaho today, with mayor and city council races on the ballot, along with some school levies and local ballot measures. Boise Mayor Dave Bieter is facing a challenge from former Ada County Commissioner Judy Peavey-Derr and candidate Seth Holden, and Boiseans...

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MONDAY, NOV. 2, 2015


Idaho to be not just 208, but also 986... 

Idaho’s next area code, in addition to 208, will be 986. That news follows the Idaho Public Utilities Commission’s unanimous decision today to implement the new area code as a “geographic overlay,” meaning that it’ll go to new numbers statewide, starting in late 2017, but…

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SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015

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