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Eye On Boise archive for March 2015


House panel votes to loosen elk-import restrictions 

Despite vocal opposition from sportsmen's groups, a House committee voted Monday to lift an import restriction on domestic elk, reports Bill Spence of the Lewiston Tribune. The restriction was imposed in 2003 because of concerns about meningeal worm, a parasite that can have a devastating…

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Senate passes concealed-carry bill 30-5, sends to guv

The Senate has voted 30-5 in favor of HB 301, the concealed-carry gun law, sending the House-passed measure to Gov. Butch Otter. The bill reorganizes Idaho’s concealed-carry laws, says permits aren’t required for concealed weapons outside city limits, and leaves in an elected-official exemption that...

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People rally for Medicaid redesign at a "Close the Gap Coalition" rally on the state Capitol steps on Tuesday (Betsy Russell)

Rally backs Medicaid redesign, to 'close the gap'

Backers of redesigning Idaho’s Medicaid program – and saving the state $173 million – rallied on the Capitol steps over the noon hour today. The “Close the Gap Coalition,” including health care providers, members of Gov. Butch Otter’s Medicaid Redesign Work Group, health advocates and…

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Moyle: 'This plan is good for Idaho' 

Giving his closing comments after the public testimony, House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, said, “Karen brought up the concern about education. You know, my wife teaches school. I have a child in the school system. Do you really think I want to do something…

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