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Eye On Boise archive for May 19, 2015

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2015

Otter signs HB 1 into law 

Gov. Butch Otter announced this afternoon that he has now signed HB 1, the child support enforcement bill that passed in yesterday's special legislative session, into law. On Twitter, Otter reported, "Today at 3:24 pm I signed HB 1 into law, maintaining Idaho's child support...

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 (Betsy Z. Russell)

Otter says he 'can't wait' to sign HB 1 into law 

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, reacting this morning to yesterday’s special session of the Legislature, praised lawmakers for preserving the state’s child support enforcement system, which he noted serves one in four Idaho kids. “It’s fine to speculate and important to question issues surrounding the relationship…

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Legislative Council meets on Tuesday morning (Betsy Z. Russell)

Lawmakers named to interim committees, task forces

The Legislative Council is meeting today, the joint panel that oversees legislative matters between sessions; naming of members to interim committees for this year tops their agenda. The new panels will study broadband access, state purchasing laws and urban renewal issues. Continued committees from the…

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