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Risch Announces Management Team

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By Kim Bartlett

Newly appointed Governor Jim Risch has announced his new management team.
His Chief of Staff is John Sandy a former Idaho Republican party chairman.
In all, Risch will have 18 advisers that's two less than Dirk Kempthorne had before being appointed U.S. Interior Secretary.
Risch will be in office just until January and won't preside over a regular session of the legislature.
The Simplot house will be open to the public this Friday for Risch's inauguration ceremony.
It'll kick off at 2 p.m. and will be followed by an open house at the Simplot mansion.
Viewing will be free, but limited.
Only about 1,000 tickets will be given out.
Tuesday was also Kempthorne's first official day as interior secretary.



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