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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 30, 2015

FRIDAY, JAN. 30, 2015


From left, Betsy Russell, Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin on Idaho Public TV's "Idaho Reports" (Idaho Public TV / Seth Ogilvie)

The week that was... 

On tonight’s “Idaho Reports,” I join Jim Weatherby, Kevin Richert, and co-hosts Aaron Kunz and Melissa Davlin to discuss the events of the third week of the legislative session, from the education budget to “Add the Words.” The show also includes Aaron and Melissa’s interview…

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Senate Education Chairman Dean Mortimer, left, and House Education Chairman Reed DeMordaunt, right, speak to reporters on Friday morning (Betsy Russell)

Senate Ed chairman: 'This is the year for education' 

House Education Chairman Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, and Senate Education Chairman Dean Mortimer, R-Idaho Falls, told reporters this morning that they’re “excited” about where education is headed in Idaho. “I believe this is the year for education,” Mortimer said. “We are excited about where we are…

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Health & Welfare chair: 'We hear you' 

After two hours of testimony at this morning’s Health & Welfare listening session, House Health & Welfare Chairman Fred Wood, R-Burley, thanked everyone who spoke. “We understand a lot of Idahoans have gone through a tough time economically. We are coming out of that,” he…

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