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2 hrs ago | Boise Weekly
The Idaho Senate pushed back against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today when it passed, via a voice vote, a resolution criticizing the FDA's proposed rules on water quality and agriculture.
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7 hrs ago | KTVB Boise
An issue that's gotten a lot of attention this year at the Capitol, isn't even a piece of legislation.
11 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review
Rep. Ilana Rubel , D-Boise, an attorney, said, "Idaho courts have found that restrictions on guns in schools are legitimate under the Idaho Constitution.
15 hrs ago | Boise Weekly
A request to stagger the issuance of food stamps to thousands of Idaho residents made its way out of the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee this morning, even though funding for the project has yet to be ironed out with the office of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
16 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane
A 61-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 in northern Idaho near the Montana border is closed due to avalanche danger.
A bill to allow people to carry concealed firearms on college campuses received backing from a law enforcement group the afternoon before it is set for battle on the House floor.
The state's Permanent Building Fund budget for next year won unanimous approval in the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee this morning, though the panel didn't address Gov. Butch Otter's recommendation to transfer $15 million from the state general fund to the building account for alterations and repairs; that will be taken up later, along with ... (more)
A Blackfeet tribal member carrying a bison heart in a plastic bag was stopped outside Gov. Steve Bullock's office in the Montana Capitol.
The Idaho Realtors Association proposed legislation today to remove the indexing of the homeowners exemption from property taxes to the Idaho Housing Price Index, instead setting it at a fixed $90,000 at the high end.
Mr. Smith went to Washington in 1939. There, an idealistic, small-town do-gooder faced off against a mendacious Senate working on behalf of shady power-brokers to push industry-written legislation that would enrich its favored special interests.
Reacting to Tuesday morning's blockade of his office, Gov. Butch Otter said gay rights advocates may be compromising highway safety and costing taxpayers by delaying the Legislature's targeted March 21 adjournment.
Southern Idaho Get ready for road work in southern Idaho. Roadway construction is set to begin in the coming weeks.
Over twenty LGBT rights activists sporting "Add the Words Idaho" t-shirts and covering their mouths with their hands were arrested for blocking all four entrances to Idaho governor C.L. "Butch" Otter's office today.
Idahoans who bought computers or other electronic devices containing DRAM chips from 1998 to 2002 may be eligible for payments from a legal settlement announced today by Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
The bill is called Public Education and Parental Rights. House Bill 33-213 states "parents and legal guardians have a right, responsibility and obligation to participate in the education of such minor children."
Add the Words advocates added a new element to their string of Statehouse protests this afternoon, in hopes of encouraging more Idahoans to support their cause without risking arrest.