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Ysursa: March 14 is deadline to change party affiliation and vote in GOP primary

Secretary of State Ben Ysursa on Monday reminded voters who may wish to change their Democratic, Libertarian or Constitution party affiliation to vote in the May 20 Republican primary that they have just two working weeks to re-register with their

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Idaho’s topping US in minimum-wage workers is GOP’s fault, says new Democratic chairman

News that Idaho is No. 1 in the nation in the proportion of minimum wage workers brought a swift retort from the newly elected chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party, Larry Kenck. In a statement early Thursday, Kenck said decades

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Boise bench lawmakers to hold office hours Tuesday evening

The three Boise Bench Democrats will be at Borah High School Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A news release follows: Boise’s District 17 Democrats Host Office Hours BOISE –District 17 Democratic Legislators, Senator Elliot Werk, Representative Sue Chew,

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Idaho Democrats to hold own hearing Monday on zero payraise for state employees

Democratic Reps. Shirley Ringo of Moscow and Phylis King of Boise will hear from state employees they say have been shorted by the Legislature and Gov. Butch Otter’s inattention. Ringo and King both sit on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.  

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Tuesday night public forum features Boise Bench lawmakers

District 17′s three lawmakers will take questions from the public from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Horizon Elementary School libraray, 730 N Mitchell St. in Boise. The three Democrats — Sen. Elliot Werk, Rep. Sue Chew and Rep.

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