Former Gov. Andrus files appeal after DOE refuses to release documents on nuke waste under FOIA

Former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus, who filed a Freedom of Information Act request in January for documents about the U.S. Department of Energy’s plans to seek a waiver from the 1995 nuclear waste agreement with Idaho to allow commercial spent nuclear fuel to be sent to the state, has formally appealed the DOE’s response, which he says took nearly six months and withheld much of the requested information.

From Eye on Boise/The Spokesman-Review

New Attorney General’s manuals out now include changes to Public Records, Open Meeting laws

The Idaho Attorney General’s office has published new versions of its manuals on the Idaho Public Records Law, the Idaho Open meeting Law and the Ethics in Government law, to reflect changes enacted by the Legislature this year, including recodifying all three statutes into a new title of the Idaho Code entitled “Transparent and Ethical Government.”

From Eye on Boise/The Spokesman-Review

Caldwell trustees mum on superintendent, assistant removal

Residents of Caldwell packed the school district board room Monday night to address trustees with a host of questions and expressions of disappointment one week after the board removed Superintendent Tim Rosandick and Assistant Superintendent Luci Asumendi from active duty status.

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

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