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LeFavour raises hopes of Add the Words hearing, Bedke says she misunderstood

Add the Words organizer Nicole LeFavour told supporters early Thursday she had “amazing news.” House Speaker Scott Bedke “implied” the group will get a hearing before the Legislature’s adjournment, fulfilling the unrequited goal of an eight-year campaign to apply the

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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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