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SCR113.....................................................by STATE AFFAIRS IDAHO FALLS POST REGISTER - Stating findings of the Legislature and honoring the Idaho Falls Post Register on the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding. 02/23 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/24 Rpt prt - to 10th Ord 02/28 10th Ord - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Davis Title apvd - to House 03/01 House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/14 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/16 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - voice vote Floor Sponsor - Rydalch Title apvd - to Senate 03/17 To enrol 03/18 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/21 Sp signed 03/22 To Secretary of State
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE SENATE SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 113 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 STATING LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS AND HONORING THE IDAHO FALLS POST REGISTER ON THE 3 ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FOUNDING. 4 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 5 WHEREAS, the Idaho Register was first published in Eagle Rock in July of 6 1880 by William Wheeler and over the years that newspaper merged with the 7 Times to become the Times-Register; and 8 WHEREAS, J. Robb Brady, son of former Idaho Governor and U.S. Senator 9 James Brady, purchased the Daily Post in Idaho Falls in 1925 and died shortly 10 thereafter and E. F. McDermott became publisher, a post he held until his 11 death in 1977; and 12 WHEREAS, in 1931 the Daily Post and the Times-Register merged, forming the 13 Post-Register, a name it has retained since, although the hyphen was con- 14 signed to obscurity in 1989; and 15 WHEREAS, the Post Register's history and longevity are rare, but rarer 16 still is the fact that the newspaper today remains privately and locally owned 17 and even more unusual is that forty-nine percent of the newspaper's stock is 18 employee owned; and 19 WHEREAS, since 1998, nearly all of the newspaper's profits have gone 20 toward buying stock in the paper on behalf of its employees; and 21 WHEREAS, the Post Register is Idaho's second largest newspaper, serving 22 ten eastern Idaho counties and reaching more than sixty thousand readers a 23 day. 24 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the First Regular Session 25 of the Fifty-eighth Idaho Legislature, the Senate and the House of Representa- 26 tives concurring therein, that we wish to recognize and commend the important 27 achievement of the Post Register's one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of 28 its founding. 29 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Secretary of the Senate be, and she is 30 hereby authorized and directed to send a copy of this resolution to Mr. Roger 31 Plothow, the Publisher of the Post Register.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 15029 The purpose of this resolution is to pay tribute to and honor The Post Register during it's 125th anniversary. FISCAL NOTE None Contact Name: Senator Bart M. Davis Phone: (208) 332-1305 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE SCR 113