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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 26, 2015

MONDAY, JAN. 26, 2015

Nonini, DeMordaunt launch 'STEM Caucus' 

Idaho Sen. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, and House Education Chairman Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, are forming a new “STEM Caucus” of state lawmakers who want to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in the state. “It’s a nonpartisan thing,” Nonini said. “Both Reed and I…

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Attorney and lobbyist Bill Roden testifies at the House State Affairs Committee hearing on HB 2 on Monday morning (Betsy Russell)

Roden: 'Idaho has a history of tolerance' 

Bill Roden, attorney, lobbyist and former state lawmaker, told the House State Affairs Committee this morning that he was among the original co-sponsors of Idaho’s first civil rights law in 1961, which covered only discrimination based on race, creed, color and national origin. Over the…

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