Thursday, July 29 promises to be a pretty big news day. You may want to check in regularly with boiseweekly.com and Citydesk.
Over at the Capitol, Rep. Phil Hart is expected to testify before a special Ethics Committee of his peers. Hart is accused of abusing legislative privilege and possible conflict of interest due to his personal tax problems. Hart is a member of the House Revenue and Tax Committee, while reportedly owing nearly $70,000 in federal and state taxes. Citydesk will be there.
In Ann Morrison Park, a group of protesters is expected to rally in anticipation of the Multidistrict Litigation Panel, slated to examine the hundreds of lawsuits lodged against BP over the Gulf oil disaster. Citydesk will be there.
And the history-making MDL panel gets underway about 9 a.m. at the U.S. Courthouse, where victims of the Gulf spill go to court for the first time. Citydesk will be there.
Join us through the day for updates.