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Idaho GOP candidates clash in lieutenant governor debate

Republican hopefuls in Idaho's crowded lieutenant governor race attempted to distinguish what made them uniquely qualified to run for the open position during a Thursday debate that saw some sharp exchanges. The position has attracted a wide array of candidates now that three-term incumbent Lt. Gov. Brad Little is running for governor...

Former Commerce chief Sayer signs on with Hagedorn campaign

Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, has announced the endorsement of former state Commerce Director Jeff Sayer, who is joining his lieutenant governor campaign as its treasurer. Sayer said he’s signing on with Hagedorn – who’s facing four other Republicans vying for the post thus far – because he believes economic development...

Rivals for Idaho lieutenant governor post amass campaign funds

Idaho’s lieutenant governor is a relatively low-profile position, considered part-time and paying less than the state’s other top jobs. But five Republican candidates already are campaigning for the post in 2018, and the latest campaign finance reports show they’re amassing campaign funds from a variety of sources – including their own pockets...

Rivals for Idaho lieutenant governor post amass campaign funds

Idaho’s lieutenant governor is a relatively low-profile position, considered part time and paying less than the state’s other top jobs. But five Republican candidates already are campaigning for the post in 2018, and the latest campaign finance reports show they’re amassing campaign funds from a variety of sources – including their own pockets, along with individuals and businesses in Idaho and around the country.

Candidates, candidates: Yates files, Luna issues statement…

Steve Yates, who recently stepped down as executive director of the Idaho Republican Party, has filed paperwork with the Idaho Secretary of State’s office to run for lieutenant governor, joining three GOP hopefuls already in the race: Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian; Rep. Kelley Packer, R-McCammon;...

2 more candidates to run for Idaho lieutenant governor

Two more candidates have announced their intent to run for Idaho lieutenant governor in 2018. Republicans Kelley Packer of McCammon and Janice McGeachin of Idaho Falls have filed to run for the position. Packer is currently serving her third term in the Idaho House. Meanwhile, McGeachin is a businesswoman who also...

Senate kills $10 million health-gap bill on 13-22 vote

SB 1142a, Sen. Marv Hagedorn’s $10 million health gap bill, has failed in the Senate on a 13-22 vote. Hagedorn said the bill is the result of an interim working group that examined options for the state’s gap population, the 78,000 Idahoans who earn too...

Idaho Senate panel approves $10 million health gap bill

A $10 million program designed to provide some health care services to a small portion of those who fall into Idaho’s health coverage gap cleared a Senate committee on Thursday and headed to the full Senate.

Eye on Boise: Democratic ticket pleases ex-governor

BOISE – Former longtime Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus was looking pleased, despite the chilly weather, as he gathered with a crowd of about 80 last week to cheer the launch of Democratic candidate A.J. Balukoff’s gubernatorial campaign. “We’ve got a Senate race that’s going to be interesting, too,” Andrus said. “There are some discussions going on.”

Eye on Boise: Interest in Idaho secretary of state’s job mounting

BOISE – Just a week after longtime Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa announced that he’d retire rather than seek another four-year term in 2014, the list of those considering running for the post in the May GOP primary has swelled. Added to the list on Friday: Rep. Luke Malek, R-Coeur d’Alene.