Bonneville County Rss feed
News story by:
EastIdahoNews.com Staff

Little appoints wife of deceased eastern Idaho lawmaker to Senate seat

August 5, 2022

The following is a news release from Governor Brad Little. POCATELLO — Governor Brad Little announced Friday the appointment of Eva Nye to the District 29 Senate seat vacated by her late husband, Senator Mark Nye. A Pocatello resident, Nye is a former Pocatello City Council member who served the community for 14 years. She […] The post Little appoints wife of deceased eastern Idaho lawmaker to Senate seat appeared first on East Idaho News .

The following is a news release from Governor Brad Little. POCATELLO — Governor Brad Little announced Friday the appointment of Eva Nye to the District 29 Senate seat vacated by her late husband, Senator Mark Nye. A Pocatello resident, Nye is a former Pocatello City Council member who served the community for 14 years. She is a registered Democrat whose public service includes acting as a substitute legislator for District 29 Representatives Elaine Smith and Chris Abernathy. Nye is also involved with the Idaho State Civic Symphony, JRM Foundation and the League of Women Voters. “Once again, Teresa’s and my sincere condolences are with the family and loved ones of Mark Nye – a loyal public servant whose leadership significantly impacted our state,” Governor Little said. “I appreciate Eva stepping up to serve the people of District 29 and the State of Idaho.” Nye will complete the remainder of her late husband’s term, which ends in January 2023. “Mark was a man of honor, a kind and loving person who represented Legislative District 29 with distinction,” Nye said. “His absence in the Capitol will be felt by all the citizens of Idaho. I am honored to complete his term in the Idaho Legislature serving District 29,” Nye said. The post Little appoints wife of deceased eastern Idaho lawmaker to Senate seat appeared first on East Idaho News .

More Articles

Blossom end rot and how to prevent it in your produce

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 16:30:03 +0000
Ron Patterson
Read story

Monkeypox? Climate? Deciding what’s a national emergency

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 16:00:29 +0000
EastIdahoNews.com Staff
Read story

Filmmaker uses ‘crazy’ tactic to generate interest in movie project

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 15:30:26 +0000
Rett Nelson
Read story

Locals can experience ‘the best greek food this side of Athens’ at annual festival

Sun, 14 Aug 2022 14:30:11 +0000
Kalama Hines
Read story