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Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable: January 22, 2021

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Samantha Wright
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During a Friday news conference called earlier that morning, Gov. Brad Little sharply criticized fellow Republicans in the legislature pushing to limit emergency declarations to 30 days. Earlier in the week, state lawmakers in the House approved a bill that would allow the legislature to call itself back into session without the governor's approval. 

While things are heating up at the capitol, the state's fight against COVID-19 continues as more Idaho National Gaurd members are called up to help with vaccination efforts. We cover all that and plenty more on this week's Idaho Matters Reporter Roundtable. 

Today's panel of journalists: 

Have a question or comment for the show? Tweet @KBSX915 using #IdahoMatters

Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.
Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.