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Idaho’s new US Attorney says he’ll maintain hands-off stance in Bundy case

New Idaho U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says there’s no role for him or his office in the continuing legal clashes over the 2014 Cliven Bundy standoff in Nevada, though Idaho state lawmakers have been highly critical of how four Idaho residents have been treated. Fifty-three current and former Idaho GOP state lawmakers...

Officials: Indictments could mean end of new Idaho gang

Idaho's new U.S. Attorney Bart Davis says he believes a new offshoot of the street and prison gang Surenos is close to being eradicated after a series of indictments in state and federal court. During a press conference Thursday, Davis said five people believed to be members or associates of the Sureno Mob Trece gang were indicted in...

Otter picks Potts to serve out Davis’ Senate term

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Tony Potts, a property manager and salesman at Bish’s RV Supercenter in Idaho Falls, to replace longtime Sen. Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls. The District 33 GOP committee gave Otter three choices: Potts; current state Rep. Bryan Zollinger, R-Idaho Falls;...

Idaho governor fills Senate seat vacancy

Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter has appointed an Idaho Falls businessman to fill the Senate vacancy created by Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis’ recent retirement to serve as U.S. Attorney for Idaho.

Replacements selected for open eastern Idaho Senate seat

Republicans in eastern Idaho have selected three candidates to replace former Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis. The GOP's Legislative District 33 Committee on Thursday selected Bonneville GOP Central Committee Chairman Mark Fuller, an attorney, as their top pick...

President Trump nominates Bart Davis as U.S. Attorney for Idaho

President Trump announced on Thursday that he is nominating Idaho state Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, as the new U.S. Attorney for Idaho. Davis is an Idaho Falls attorney who has served in the Senate for the past 19 years, including the past 15 years as Senate majority leader. He holds degrees from Brigham Young University and the University of Idaho College of Law.

President Trump nominates Bart Davis as new U.S. Attorney for Idaho

The White House has just announced that it is nominating Idaho state Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, as the new U.S. Attorney for Idaho. Davis is an Idaho Falls attorney who has served in the Senate for the past 19 years, including the...

Longtime Idaho Senate majority leader reflects on just-concluded session

Longtime Idaho Senate Majority Leader Bart Davis, who is widely rumored to be the leading candidate to be Idaho’s new U.S. Attorney, said Thursday that he sees funding for improved teacher pay – and the five-year plan in which the boost is the third year – as among the top accomplishments of the Idaho Legislature. “That’s one of the best things...