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Eye On Boise archive for Feb. 2015

FRIDAY, FEB. 27, 2015

From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Bill Manny and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Friday's "Idaho Reports" program on Idaho Public TV (Idaho Public TV)

The week that was...

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Bill Manny, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the seventh week of the legislative session, from criminal justice to guns to comments and emails that go viral. Also, Davlin interviews Senate…

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THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 2015

Dr. Julie Madsen speaks at a press conference/rally against two anti-abortion bills on Thursday in the rotunda of the state Capitol (Betsy Russell)

Women rally against two anti-abortion bills 10 

Dozens of women gathered in the Capitol rotunda over the noon hour today to denounce two anti-abortion bills now pending in the Idaho Legislature, HB 154, which is scheduled for House debate on Monday and would place new restrictions on medication-induced abortions in Idaho; and…

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 25, 2015

Bill to increase juror pay clears House panel

Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho jurors in lengthy trials are one step closer to getting a bigger paycheck. The House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee advanced the plan on Wednesday, which would pay jurors $50 per day…

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House Ed Committee introduces anti-bullying bill

Last year, Rep. Ilana Rubel, R-Boise, spoke to an Eastern Idaho mother whose son committed suicide after repeated bullying incidents. Rubel promised she would do more to try to prevent similar things happening to other students, reports Clark Corbin of Idaho EdNews; since then, hundreds…

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