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Fulcher: Otter’s loyalty to public in question, as four lobbyists run campaign

UPDATED, 1:40 p.m., noting Fulcher’s top campaign aide also worked as a lobbyist. Sen. Russ Fulcher says Gov. Butch Otter’s reliance on lobbyists to operate his re-election campaign calls into question who he’d represent in a third term — ordinary

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Contrite lobbyist amends Idaho bill banning teen tanning, removes misdemeanor penalty

A bill banning those younger than 16 from tanning booths and requiring in-person parental consent for 16- and 17-year-olds was abruptly withdrawn before a scheduled public hearing and replaced with a new bill Wednesday. The change in House Bill 191

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