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Monday, March 17, marks the 71st day of the 2014 Idaho Legislature. And if legislative leadership has its way, this year's session is on target to sine die by the end of the week.
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Stallings held the post for four terms as a Democrat from 1984 to 1992. Following that, he ran for U.S. Senate but lost against Republican Dirk Kempthorne, a two-term mayor from Boise.
It was almost a year ago that I first began exploring options for an education bill.
Transportation officials said a speed limit bill that was passed by lawmakers and headed to the Governor's desk would only affect certain parts of North Idaho.
No need for me and my fellow Idahoans to sit at home and watch the New Yorkers having all the fun now Boise has a locally grown New Year's Eve tradition: an evening of magic shows, live music, street food, and general merrymaking, capped off by dropping a giant styrofoam potato off a tall building.
In more than 35 years of observing the Idaho Legislature I am hard pressed to remember another time when really controversial legislation in this case the "guns on campus" bill became law in the face of such wide-spread opposition from the people and institutions most directly impacted.
Legislation allowing the electronic historical racing devices was approved by the Idaho Legislature in 2013.
Anyone curious as to what passes for a design review at the Idaho Legislature might want to take a look at the block-long slab of concrete passing as a half-finished parking garage a stone's throw from the Statehouse.
Daylight saving time was less than two days old for 2014, and the editorial board was grumpy when it met Monday afternoon.
The Woodland Bar on Front Street is located right at the entrance to the Connector.
Idaho's District 18 has a first on its hands. Dom Gelsomino, a Republican candidate for the district's state legislature seat, also happens to be openly gay.
Governor Butch Otter has signed into law a controversial bill that would allow certain people to carry concealed weapons on college campuses.
Boise attorney Christ Troupis , who represented the Idaho Republican Party in its successful lawsuit against the state to close the GOP primary, announced his candidacy today for Idaho Attorney General, challenging GOP Attorney General Lawrence Wasden.
That's the bottom line from a busy election night across the state. All told, voters approved just shy of $209 million in school levies and bond issues, according to an Idaho Education News analysis of election results.
Yet, when it's Idaho Gov. C.L. Otter who turns up playing the role of the corrupt sheriff in an early 1990s Western potboiler, nobody gets all that worked up.