Sunday, February 15, 2015

EWGS 80th Birthday 2015

February 14, 1935
Board Refuses Sales Tax Veto:  The Idaho legislature adopts a sales tax as a means for raising revenue for relief and other purposes. The Board of Trade refused to go on record opposing the enactment of the sales tax.

February 15, 1935
Dam Site Power Measure Passed by State House: Showing faith with President Roosevelt in the construction of Grand Coulee Dam, the house today passed and sent to the senate a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to produce and distribute electric power. The vote was 91-2.

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