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Eye On Boise archive for Jan. 2017

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017

Idaho state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra, in red, greets JFAC Co-Chair Rep. Maxine Bell, R-Jerome, before Thursday mornings public school budget hearing. (Betsy Z. Russell)

School budget hearing on tap; watch live...

The single largest piece of Idaho's state budget - the K-12 public schools budget - is up for its hearing before the Legislature's Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee this morning. State schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra will be presenting it. You can watch live here.

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Idaho racing groups seek OK of lucrative betting terminals 

Racing groups are urging an Idaho commission to sign off on a last-ditch effort to save their faltering industry after failing to convince the Legislature to reinstate lucrative betting machines known as instant racing terminals. John Sheldon, the operator of Les Bois, Idaho's largest horse racing track, told state racing commissioners Wednesday...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017

Idaho's state Capitol (Betsy Z. Russell)

Another busy day set at the Statehouse...

It’s another busy day at the Capitol today. This morning, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben goes before lawmakers for his annual budget hearing. The House State Affairs Committee will consider a proposal from its chairman, Rep. Tom Loertscher, R-Iona, to revise the definition of…

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TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017

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