Idaho Senate

Type: Organization
Name: Idaho Senate
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Petition seeks Pend Oreille protection

SANDPOINT - A new alliance in Sandpoint is circulating a petition calling on Idaho's governor and congressional delegation to do more to protect Lake Pend Oreille's summer pool level.The Lake Pend Oreille Alliance launched a petition Wednesday calling ... [Published CDA Press - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Robert Ehlert: Idaho GOP must put its pieces together

Much has been said and written about the Idaho Republican gubernatorial debate that featured incumbent Gov. Butch Otter and challengers Sen. Russ Fulcher, Harley Brown and Walt Bayes. After first airing on Idaho Public Television, the spectacle became ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Smyser leaves Senate staff to manage Risch re-election campaign

Veteran GOP activist Melinda Smyser on Tuesday shifted from U.S. Sen. Jim Risch's official staff to lead his re-election bid for a second term. Smyser was Risch's southwest regional director and worked in his Boise office.Smyser, of Parma, currently chairs ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

US: Idaho activists sentenced for protesting for LGBT rights

Twenty three activists who were arrested this February in Idaho for peaceful protests were sentenced yesterday in the Idaho Statehouse courtroom in Boise’s 4th District Court.The defendants, part of the group ‘Add the 4 Words in Idaho’, held multiple ... [Published Pink News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Election Diary Rescue: Week 28

The following diaries are examples of this week's Election Diary Rescue. This post features a collection of 47 diaries.(NH-Sen) SHHHH Scott Brown, the trick is NOT to remind them you're a carpet bagger by Clytemnestra - After being spurned by Massachusetts ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

America's Worst Politicians Chuck Strouse, Miami New Times MORE▸

King George III was "a Tyrant... unfit to be the ruler of a free people," Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence exactly 238 years ago this month.Tommy had it right.Ever since then, Americans have been calling out their leaders. "Tyrant" ... [Published Boise Weekly - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fish and Game Commission Opposes Monument

SALMON • The Idaho Fish and Game Commission has voted unanimously to oppose the creation of a Boulder-White Clouds National Monument for fear of losing control of wildlife management in the 592,000-acre area.The decision was supported by several area ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

John V. Evans, 89

Idaho’s faithful servant, Governor John Victor Evans, Sr., joined his heavenly family on July 8, 2014, surrounded by family at his home in Boise, Idaho.A descendant of an Idaho pioneer family, John was born in Malad, Idaho, on January 18, 1925, to David ... [Published CDA Press - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Former Idaho Gov. John Victor Evans dies at age 89

BOISE, Idaho — Former Gov. John Victor Evans Sr., one of Idaho's last Mormon Democrats to achieve statewide political success, has died. He was 89.Summers Funeral Home confirmed Evans died Tuesday morning at his Boise home.Evans was the grandson of the ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

FULL STORY: Former Idaho Gov. John V. Evans Sr. Dies

BURLEY • Former Gov. John Victor Evans Sr., a beloved Idaho leader and businessman, died early Tuesday. He was 89.He passed away peacefully at 2:42 a.m. in his Boise home, surrounded by family, said one of his sons, John V. Evans Jr.“He was a great leader ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Building Congressional Relationships to Advance Role of States

|Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 08:44 AMWASHINGTON, D.C.—Brad Fitch started work on Capitol Hill as an intern in the summer of 1983 and he hasn’t seen much change in the relationships between members of Congress and constituents.The one thing that has changed, ... [Published Council of State Governments - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Feb 03 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 2 reports

Gay rights activists arrested in Idaho Senate

Boise, Idaho • Police arrested dozens of gay rights activists Monday after a protest that blocked entrances to the Idaho Senate chambers for more than two hours.Idaho State Police said they took 43 people into custody on suspicion of misdemeanor trespassing ... [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 03 2014]

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"And we believe we have a right to be part of this process" he said
"My dad used to tell me, 'Son, you are always wrong in the loudest voice.' "
"I strongly support the *Bring Jobs Home Act*," Mitchell said. "As your Senator, I will always put Idaho workers and taxpayers first."
"I did get to know my colleagues. I talked to them about their dogs and kids and what they cared about. I tried to get to see things from their point of view so maybe they could see them from mine" she said

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Petition seeks Pend Oreille protection [Published CDA Press - 4 hours ago]
Robert Ehlert: Idaho GOP must put its pieces to... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 27 2014]
Smyser leaves Senate staff to manage Risch re-e... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 23 2014]
US: Idaho activists sentenced for protesting fo... [Published Pink News - Jul 23 2014]
'Add the Words' protesters given community serv... [Published KTVB.com - Jul 22 2014]
Gay, gender rights protesters get their day in ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 22 2014]
Election Diary Rescue: Week 28 [Published Daily Kos - Jul 22 2014]
America's Worst Politicians Chuck Strouse, Miam... [Published Boise Weekly - Jul 16 2014]
Fish and Game Commission Opposes Monument [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 13 2014]
Community remembers ‘The Guv’ [Published Weekly News Journal - Jul 12 2014]
John V. Evans, 89 [Published CDA Press - Jul 10 2014]
FULL STORY: Former Idaho Gov. John V. Evans Sr.... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - Jul 09 2014]
Former Idaho Gov. John Victor Evans dies at age 89 [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 08 2014]
Former Idaho Gov. John V. Evans dead at 89 [Published Idaho Statesman - Jul 08 2014]
America's Worst Politicians: From Arizona to Bo... [Published Phoenix New Times - Jul 01 2014]
Building Congressional Relationships to Advance... [Published Council of State Governments - Jun 26 2014]
Green Scare: How Animal Rights Activists Are Be... [Published Techdirt - Mar 21 2014]
Ex-senator Nicole LeFavour hides in Idaho Senat... [Published Spokesman-Review.com - Mar 19 2014]
The Morning Pride: February 21, 2014 [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
Gay rights protesters block Idaho Senate again [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Feb 20 2014]
Idaho Lege Cracks Down On Animal Rights Trouble... [Published Wonkette - Feb 20 2014]
The Morning Pride: February 18, 2014 [Published Think Progress - Feb 18 2014]
Hero Idaho Senators Change Own Rules So Gay For... [Published Wonkette - Feb 04 2014]
The Morning Pride: February 4, 2014 [Published Think Progress - Feb 04 2014]
43 Demonstrators Were Arrested In Idaho For Pro... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 03 2014]
Gay rights activists arrested in Idaho Senate [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Feb 03 2014]
Gay-rights activists occupy Idaho Senate entrances [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Feb 03 2014]
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Green Scare: How Animal Rights Activists Are Be... [Published Techdirt - Mar 21 2014]
As Mike wrote just under a year ago, so-called " ag-gag " laws are being passed in a number of US states. Idaho has just joined the club : Idaho's governor has signed a bill into law that makes it illegal for undercover investigators and whistleblowers ...
The Morning Pride: February 21, 2014 [Published Think Progress - Feb 21 2014]
Welcome to The Morning Pride, ThinkProgress LGBT’s daily round-up of the latest in LGBT policy, politics, and some culture too! Here’s what we’re reading this morning, but please let us know what stories you’re following as well. Follow us all day on ...
Idaho Lege Cracks Down On Animal Rights Trouble... [Published Wonkette - Feb 20 2014]
Thanks to the efforts of the Idaho Lege, Big Agriculture will soon be able to be able to beat up on animals as much as it wants or needs to without any pesky undercover animal rights dinguses covertly recording them. This is a big concern in ...
The Morning Pride: February 18, 2014 [Published Think Progress - Feb 18 2014]
Welcome to The Morning Pride, ThinkProgress LGBT’s daily round-up of the latest in LGBT policy, politics, and some culture too! Here’s what we’re reading this morning, but please let us know what stories you’re following as well. Follow us all day on ...
Hero Idaho Senators Change Own Rules So Gay For... [Published Wonkette - Feb 04 2014]
You have to admire the pure asshattery of the Idaho Senate on Tuesday. When a group of 43 gay rights protesters tried to block the doors of the Senate chamber, to keep the Senators from leaving to their committee rooms, they were removed and arrested, ...
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