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Eye On Boise archive for Oct. 20, 2017

FRIDAY, OCT. 20, 2017






Idaho state Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb speaks during an interview at her North Boise home on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (Betsy Z. Russell / SR)

Buckner-Webb: 'I'm a zealot for equity'

Idaho Sen. Cherie Buckner-Webb, the Gem State's only African-American state legislator, is giving the dinner keynote address tonight in Spokane at the fourth international conference sponsored by Gonzaga University's Institute of Hate Studies. Her talk is entitled "With Liberty and Justice for All." Here's my profile of Buckner-Webb from today's...

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Hixon resigns from Legislature amid criminal investigation

A three-term Idaho state lawmaker involved in an active criminal investigation resigned from office Thursday, the AP reported Thursday night. Republican Rep. Brandon Hixon of Caldwell submitted his resignation letter to Republican House Speaker Scott Bedke of Oakley and Gov. Butch Otter. "I hope that my efforts have helped improve the lives of...

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