Idaho Daybook

Associated Press Idaho Daybook for Thursday, Mar. 16.

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Thursday, Mar. 16 7:30 AM ‘Officer on the Train’ program press briefing – Press briefing for ‘Officer on the Train’ program, designed to identify unsafe motorists who attempt to beat the train and violate Idaho grade crossing laws

Location: 3rd Street railroad crossing, Meridian, ID Meridian

Contacts: Travis Campbell Idaho Operation Lifesaver 1 208 412 2481


Thursday, Mar. 16 10:30 AM Idaho Gov. Butch Otter signs a proclamation recognizing the centennial of worker’s compensation coverage in Idaho

Location: Governor���s Ceremonial Office, Capitol, Boise, ID Boise

Contacts: Jon Hanian Idaho Governor Press 1 208 334 2100


Thursday, Mar. 16 12:00 PM Conversations with Conservatives event – Conversations with Conservatives session, with Republican Reps. Andy Biggs, Mark Walker, and Louie Gohmert meeting with traditional press and bloggers to discuss issues of the day * Chaired by Reps. Raul Labrador, Jim Jordan, and Mark Meadows

Location: Rm 2226, Rayburn House Office Bldg, Washington, DC #CWC115

Contacts: Darin Miller Rep. Jim Jordan Press Secretary 1 202 225 2676


Thursday, Mar. 16 4:30 PM Idaho Foodbank, Idaho Beef Council distribute beef to families in need – Idaho Steelheads members, Idaho Foodbank, and beef producers from the Idaho Beef Council hold event to distribute beef to families in need

Location: Whittier Elementary School, 301 N. 29th St., ID Boise

Contacts: Mike Sharp The Idaho Foodbank 1 208 695 1092


Friday, Mar. 17 9:00 AM Idaho Gov. Otter at ‘Capital for a Day’ in Hansen – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and First Lady Lori Otter participate in Capital for a Day in Hansen, taking state government to Idahoans living outside Boise. Participating state officials include Lt. Governor Brad Little, Department of Agriculture Director Celia Gould, Department of Labor Director Ken Edmunds, Department of Commerce Director Megan Ronk, Department of Fish and Game Director Virgil Moore, Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron, Department of Parks and Recreation Director David Langhorst, Office of Emergency Management Administrator Brad Richy, Office of Energy and Mineral Resources Administrator John Chatburn, Division of Building Safety Administrator Chris Jensen, Idaho Rural Partnership Executive Director John Barrett, Idaho Transportation Department District Four Engineer Devin Rigby, and Department of Water Resources Regional Manager Corey Skinner

Location: Hansen High School, 550 S. Main St., Hansen, ID

Contacts: Jon Hanian Idaho Governor Press 1 208 334 2100


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