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Eye On Boise archive for April 1, 2015


Labrador, Simpson clash, criticize each other 13 

Idaho GOP Congressman Raul Labrador is sharply criticizing fellow Idaho GOP Congressman Mike Simpson, after Simpson said a congressman would “have to look long and hard to find a reason to vote no” on legislation that passed the House late last week to reauthorize the…

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How they previously voted... 

As the House State Affairs Committee prepares to reconsider SB 1146a, the cannabidiol oil bill, tomorrow morning, here’s how their vote broke down Monday evening when they deadlocked 8-8 on a motion to approve the bill and send it to the House with a recommendation…

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It's that rhyming time... 

In case you missed ‘em, I penned three legislative limericks this morning: One on the “Saga of HB 311” here; one on the “Veto of HB 126” here; and Rep. Vito Barbieri's favorite, one on Gov. Otter’s recent comments, “He Said It On Public TV”…

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Senate takes up public school budget

The Senate has begun debate on the public school budget, which is contained in seven bills. The first, on the administrators division, passed unanimously without debate. The second is up now, for the teachers division, which includes the funding for the career ladder teacher-pay bill.

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