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Eye On Boise archive for Dec. 15, 2015

TUESDAY, DEC. 15, 2015





Lawmakers: Long-term vision needed on tax policy 

The Legislature’s Tax Working Group is back in session, to discuss four proposed tax-cut bills. “These are just drafts. We’re not here to finalize a piece of legislation,” said Co-Chair Rep. Gary Collins, R-Nampa. “We’re not here to take any votes, per se, on anything....

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Testimony: 'Which programs are you going to cut?' 

Donna Yule, executive director of the Idaho Public Employees Association, raised concerns about the proposed bill to cut the top personal and corporate income tax rates. “Even Gov. Otter recently warned against using tax cuts to starve government,” she said. “Some people will argue if…

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Changes made at BSU Radio after staff complaint

Changes have been made at Boise State Public Radio, after two reporters complained to managers in February, citing concerns “that undue influence from Boise State University threatens to compromise our journalistic ethics,” the Idaho Statesman reports. The university’s vice president for campus operations and general…

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