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Eye On Boise archive for March 27, 2018

TUESDAY, MARCH 27, 2018






Funding formula committee hires help

The Legislature has a $248,450 plan to get help rewriting its school funding formula, Idaho EdNews reports. Meeting in between floor sessions Tuesday, the Legislature’s Public School Funding Formula Committee hired a consultant for its summer work, the Education Commission of the States, a Denver-based…

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Rep. Bryan Zollinger, R-Idaho Falls, wears a tie belonging to Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, in the Idaho House chamber on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (The Spokesman-Review / Betsy Z. Russell)

The tale of the tie...

Fourth-term Rep. Vito Barbieri, R-Dalton Gardens, has tried to carry on a tradition passed down to him from former Rep. Jim Clark, R-Hayden Lake, of wearing a different tie each day of the legislative session, and never a repeat. That requires lots of ties, and...

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