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Eye On Boise archive for April 2015



Gov. Butch Otter calls lawmakers back for a special session (AP / Otto Kitsinger)

Otter calls special session for May 18 

Gov. Butch Otter is calling a special session of the Idaho Legislature for May 18 to address the state’s child support enforcement system. “We spent the last 18 days working very hard to come to some sort of resolution for the unfinished work” of this...

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Idaho Rep. Frank Henderson (Betsy Russell)

Former Rep. Frank Henderson dies at age 92 

Former Idaho state Rep. Frank Henderson died yesterday at the age of 92, after a long life of public service that included serving as a Kootenai County commissioner, mayor of Post Falls, a World War II Army veteran, an international consultant on public administration and...

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MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015

Ybarra noncommittal on special session 

State schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra was asked by Idaho Education News if she’s advocating for a special session of the Legislature to address Idaho’s child support enforcement crisis; her response was non-committal. Here’s her statement: “There are many capable individuals in the Idaho Legislature, in…

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FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Marty Peterson, Bill Manny and co-host Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public TV (Idaho Public TV / Chet Parry)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Marty Peterson, Bill Manny and co-host Melissa Davlin to discuss the Idaho political developments of the past week, from prospects for a special session of the Legislature to anti-federalism and its role in Idaho’s political history. Also,...

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