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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

January 17, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Idaho. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the Boise bureau at (208) 343-1894.

Idaho at 8:30 a.m.

XGR-HOUSE RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

BOISE _ The Idaho House Resources and Conservation Committee considers matters relating to the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Keith Ridler monitoring, may write on merits.

XGR-STATE AFFAIRS

BOISE _ The Idaho House State Affairs Committee hears proposed legislation on “abortion complications.” Rebecca Boone monitoring, may write on merits.

AUDIT-ADULT CARE FACILITY

BOISE _ The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee hears details of a state audit into the Southwest Idaho Treatment Center, a live-in treatment center for developmentally disabled adults which has been at the center of several abuse complaints, including one resident’s death. Keith Ridler staffing.

LITTLE-ENVIRONMENTAL FORUM

BOISE _ Idaho’s collaborative efforts with federal agencies, conservation groups, industries and residents have put Idaho out front in tackling tough environmental problems involving forests, rangelands, water uses and other issues, Gov. Brad Little said Wednesday. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 650 words.

XGR-WOLF CONTROL-IDAHO

BOISE _ A $200,000 budget request by Gov. Brad Little for an Idaho board that manages money to pay a federal and state agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and big game is sufficient for fiscal year 2020, a board member told lawmakers Wednesday. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 320 words.

OIL COMMISSION-RESIGNATION

BOISE _ Gov. Brad Little has ousted Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission Chairman Kevin Dickey because of an ethics issue that appears related to the chairman’s recent purchase and sale of Alta Mesa stock. SENT: 300 words.

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