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BC-Idaho News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am

January 11, 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-BUDGET COMMITTEE

BOISE _ Idaho’s legislative budget writing committee hears an update on Idaho’s economic outlook and considers proposals from the Idaho Tax Commission, state treasurer, secretary of state and other entities. Keith Ridler monitoring. May write on merits.

XGR-HEALTH AND WELFARE

BOISE _ The Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee considers a proposed bill from the Board of Medicine. Rebecca Boone monitoring. May write on merits.

NUCLEAR SITE-IDAHO

BOISE _ A government board that makes recommendations on U.S. Department of Energy facilities plans to hold a public hearing concerning the rupture of four barrels containing radioactive sludge at an eastern Idaho nuclear site. By Keith Ridler. SENT: 500 words.

OBIT-CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZER

JACKSON, Miss. _ A community organizer shown in an iconic photograph while challenging racial segregation at a Mississippi lunch counter in the 1960s has died at his home in Pocatello, Idaho. By Emily Wagster Pettus. SENT: 640 words. WITH AP Photos.

XGR-MENINGITIS VACCINE

BOISE _ The state Legislature’s House Health and Welfare committee is recommending approval of a rule that adds a second meningococcal vaccine dose to the list of school-required vaccinations. By Rebecca Boone. SENT: 330 words.

ALSO:

AVALANCHE DEATH: Authorities identify man killed in Wyoming avalanche

MANSLAUGHTER-POOL CUE DEATH: Eastern Idaho man sent to prison for brother’s manslaughter

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