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The Idaho Statesman reports that back in 1993 John Harwood, the director of the quasi-Western love story "Roundup," liked the "authentic Idaho looks" of the then-lieutenant governor and cast him in a small role in the low-budget film.
The guns on campus bill passed the Idaho House Thursday, and now heads to the Governor Butch Otter's desk, just one step away from becoming Idaho law.
Idaho House members voted to approve the controversial Guns on Campus bill Thursday, March 6 after nearly an hour of debate.
You can read my full story here at spokesman.com on today's final passage of SB 1254, the bill to allow guns on Idaho's public college and university campuses, though the colleges don't want them and strenuously opposed the bill.
Governor Butch Otter, as the leader of Idaho's Republican Party, should have clout when it comes to issues such as closed primaries.
Legislative budget writers this morning have set a budget for the state's four-year colleges and universities that matches the governor's recommendation for a 6.6 percent increase in state general funds, though it's slightly higher, at 7 percent, in total funds; Gov. Butch Otter's recommended total-funds increase was 6.4 percent.
Every state senator or representative from North Idaho's districts 2 through 5 is backing a move to use negotiation, rather than litigation, as the state and the Coeur d'Alene Tribe look to settle federal reserved water rights in the Coeur d'Alene-Spokane River Basin Adjudication.
After asking lots of questions, members of the Senate Local Government & Taxation Committee have signed off on HB 547 , House Majority Leader Mike Moyle's bill to shift cigarette tax funds that now are going to pay off bonds for the state Capitol renovation into water recharge and road work.
The state's Permanent Building Fund budget for next year won unanimous approval in the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee this morning, though the panel didn't address Gov. Butch Otter's recommendation to transfer $15 million from the state general fund to the building account for alterations and repairs; that will be taken up later, along with ... (more)
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney put his chips into a competitive Republican Senate primary in a fundraising email sent Wednesday.
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Reacting to Tuesday morning's blockade of his office, Gov. Butch Otter said gay rights advocates may be compromising highway safety and costing taxpayers by delaying the Legislature's targeted March 21 adjournment.
As part of a Ken Burns documentary, hundreds of people around the nation are reciting the Gettysburg Address including dozens in the Idaho state Capitol today.
Is Idaho soft on crime? It appears so in the case of the Tennessee contractor that failed to adequately staff a prison, and tried to cover it up.