It seems every other day another group is asking the State Legislature to approve another specialty license plate. Accordingly, the sleuths at Better Idaho have dug up a couple of the least-known specialty plates of this legislative session.

 

The Correction Corporation of America license plate
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Proceeds from this plate will go to repay the state for fraudulent invoices from a scandal  involving a sweetheart deal Gov. Otter gave CCA (a campaign donor) after it was discovered the company overcharged and under-staffed the state prison, which had earned the nickname “gladiator school.”

 

 

 

 

The Idaho Education Network license plate
Meme-IEN-failMonies from this plate will go to pay for the botched $60 million contract to provide internet access to Idaho’s schools.

 

 

 

 

The Superintendent of Public Schools Sherri Ybarra license plate
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Funds from this plate will go to a public service announcement against plagiarizing.

 

 

 

 

The public lands fight license plate
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Proceeds from this plate will pay back the $66,000 in outside attorney fees accumulated by the legislature during its quest to take away our public lands.

 

 

 

 

The “Young Lady” license plate

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Money from this plate will go to a program that teaches older legislators to stop calling professional women “young lady” for any reason whatsoever.

 

 

 

 

The tea party misspelled sign license plate
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Proceeds from this plate will go to a buy members of the tea party spell check.

 

 

 

 

The legal fees license plate

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Earnings from this plate will got to the $10 million per year in legal fees that are paid by the state to private law firms.

 

 

 

 

The “guns on campus” license plate

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The money from this plate will help pay for the $3.7 million in expenses that Idaho colleges must spend after the state legislature passed the “guns on campus” bill.