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THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017

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FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016

Idaho official says he won't seek repayment on void contract 10 

The Idaho state official in charge of a voided $60 million statewide school broadband contract says he won't try to recover the money paid out under the illegal deal despite direction from Idaho's highest court. Idaho Department of Administration Director Robert Geddes informed Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden of his decision in a letter...

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TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016

THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016

Broadband settlement originally slated for $7.2 million 

Idaho officials originally agreed to pay $7.2 million in a settlement over an illegal statewide contract that provided broadband in public schools. However, a March ruling from the Idaho Supreme Court halted settlement talks after justices upheld a lower court's ruling deeming the $60 million contract was illegal. According to a draft settlement...

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016

Agency requests more time on broadband repayment decision 

The head of Idaho's Department of Administration says he's requesting more time to decide if the agency will try to recover money paid out under the illegal $60 million broadband contract. In early March, the Idaho Supreme Court agreed that a statewide contract for broadband in public schools was void. The justices said the law required...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2016

TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016

TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016

MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2016

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FRIDAY, JAN. 15, 2016

THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015


MONDAY, OCT. 5, 2015

WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2015

Lawmakers seek input from Idaho broadband vendors 

A special legislative committee studying broadband access in Idaho is seeking input from vendors who provide broadband services who’d like to address the committee. “We both definitely see the value in having the testimony of those who know the industry and who are innovating new...

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TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015


Odd moments and signs of progress at broadband hearing... 

A few really odd details have emerged this afternoon at the Legislature’s Broadband Access Study Committee hearing, as Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, repeatedly questioned Greg Zickau, chief technology officer for the state Department of Administration, about the now-void contract for the Idaho...

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