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State Ed Board to re-do hastily called meeting in the interest of ‘transparency and openness’

The State Board of Education plans to rescind decisions made during a “special board meeting” Monday — and re-do the meeting in an effort to be more transparent.

From Idaho Education News

Public officials must answer reporters’ questions

It’s been a bad couple of weeks for public officials here in the 2C. The city of Middleton has been going through some rough patches with some developers over what the developers say are unfair and at least inconsistent applications of codes and ordinances. Then, last Sunday, we documented in previously unreported detail the specific accusations against Canyon County Sheriff Kieran Donahue, which included using taxpayer-paid employees to do errands for the K. Donahue Foundation, which runs a very worthy effort, the Man Up Crusade.

Editorial from the Idaho Press-Tribune

Idaho judge orders records disclosed in trade secrets case

An Idaho 4th District judge has ordered a Florida dental services contractor to disclose nearly 100 pages from its successful bid for an Idaho Medicaid contract that the company had claimed was exempt from public disclosure as trade secrets.

From The Spokesman-Review

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