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Idaho Candidates Talk Transparency in Buildup to 2018
Idaho's 30-year-old ethics laws are once again facing scrutiny as candidates prepare for the 2018 election season. Idaho is one of just two states that don't require elected officeholders to disclose any of their personal financial information. This means the state's elected official…
Hearing Scheduled In Ysursa’s Disclosure Case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge scheduled a hearing for Friday to consider Idaho Secretary of State Ben Ysursa's demand for a group to disclose identities of donors whose money financed campaign ads supporting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul...
Labrador Leads in Campaign Money
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Democratic congressional candidate Jimmy Farris raised just $32,000 since August, less than a fifth the campaign receipts of Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador. Farris' fundraising struggles leave the former NFL football player with scant resources just 20 da…
Romney’s Wife Coming to Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A fundraising committee for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney says his wife, Ann Romney, will headline a reception next week in Meridian. The Idaho Statesman reports Ann Romney's first campaign appearance in Idaho is scheduled for Sept...
Eastwood Backs Romney
SUN VALLEY, Idaho (AP) — Clint Eastwood has become Mitt Romney's highest-profile celebrity supporter. The "Dirty Harry" star and Oscar-winning director of "Unforgiven" and "Million Dollar Baby" endorsed the Republican presidential cand…
Gov. Otter Adds to Education Campaign
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A retiring state lawmaker has joined Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's campaign to retain new education laws that limit collective bargaining while phasing laptops into the classroom and making online learning a requirement. State Rep...
Romney Set To Visit Idaho
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is scheduled to make a couple of fund raising stops in Idaho later this month. Romney will attend a fundraiser luncheon on June 20th in Idaho Falls. He’s also slated to have breakfast in Boise, and dinner in Denver later that evening...