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Eye On Boise archive for May 18, 2015

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2015




Rep. Scott: Concerned about Constitution 

Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, said, “I’ve taken an oath to protect the Constitution and a lot of my constituents are concerned that this may be a violation of parts of the Constitution, in particular, I’m going to say two, Article 1 Section 10 that says…

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Rep. Rich Wills presents child support bill to House Ways & Means Committee (Betsy Z. Russell)

Rep. Wills presents the bill to Ways & Means

Rep. Rich Wills, R-Glenns Ferry, is now presenting the child support enforcement bill to the House Ways & Means Committee. “We only have one item on our agenda this morning,” said committee Chair Christy Perry, R-Nampa, who said Wills will have an easy time presenting…

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If it doesn't pass, Plan B... 

The Senate has now gone at ease, with Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, advising senators to stick around for further instructions around 11 a.m. In the House, Speaker Scott Bedke advised the House of the schedule for the day, including the House Ways…

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Idaho House convenes on Monday morning (Betsy Z. Russell)

House, Senate convene

Both the House and Senate have now convened for their special legislative session today. Though the House Ways & Means Committee isn’t scheduled to meet to consider introducing the new version of the child-support bill until 9 a.m., it may start earlier than that, as...

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Idaho Capitol on Monday morning (Betsy Z. Russell)

Today's special session: Watch live...

Today’s special session of the Idaho Legislature begins at 8 a.m. Boise time, and it’ll all be streamed live online, thanks to Idaho Public TV. At this webpage here, Idaho PTV has assembled links to all of today’s proceedings: The House and Senate, which convene...

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