Idaho Government Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Senator refuses to schedule even introductory hearing on minimum wage ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sen. Curt McKenzie, R-Nampa, said today that he's declined to schedule either a full hearing on minimum wage legislation proposed by Sen. Maryanne Jordan, D-Boise, and Rep. Mat Erpelding, D-Boise, or an introductory hearing, which would allow the bill to be printed and get a bill number. "I had a print hearing last year, just as a courtesy to Mat," McKenzie, who chairs the Senate State Affairs Committee, said today, "with the understanding we weren't going to hear it."

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  2. Hearing set on Medicaid expansion proposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Spokesman-Review

    The Idaho Legislature will hold its first-ever hearing on a Medicaid expansion bill next week, giving the public an opportunity to weigh in on one of the most politically contentious issues facing the state, reports Bill Spence of the Lewiston Tribune. Senate Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Lee Heider, R-Twin Falls, has scheduled a hearing Tuesday on two personal bills introduced by Sen. Dan Schmidt, D-Moscow.

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  3. 3 Great Kids Bathroom IdeasRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Villager Austin

    I know when it arrives times to believe about renovating your rest kitchen faucet repair Waterloo IA room there are numerous aspects that I know nothing about. So the initial thing I do is search google: Rest room Suggestions Boise Idaho.

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  4. Nate, Scott release new version of 'constitutional carry' gun billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Spokesman-Review

    Reps. Heather Scott and Ron Nate have released a second draft bill on "constitutional carry," or allowing Idahoans to carry concealed guns without a permit. The new version doesn't replace the previous version, they said; it's just an alternative approach.

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  5. Idaho Freedom InitiativesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Idaho Observer

    'Christopher Bass is the brilliant author of the 17 initiatives that have been filed in Idaho and are now collecting signatures to get on the November ballot,' wrote Dr. Rex Rammell, republican Idaho native running for governor against incumbent C.L. 'Butch' Otter. Dr. Rammell is pro-sound money, pro-freedom, and pro-taking back control of 33 million acres in Idaho currently 'owned' by the federal government.

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  6. This Hour: Latest Idaho news, sports, business and entertainmentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The low price of milk last year may have been good for consumers, but it was bad for Idaho dairies' profits. The Idaho Statesman reports that dairy revenue across Idaho has fallen 27 percent.

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  7. Idaho Health and Welfare officials request budget increaseRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Officials with the Idaho Health and Welfare Department are asking state budget writers for a $26.3 million increase in funding. The 3.9 percent increase from the 2016 fiscal year budget will not fund the newly proposed health care initiative aimed at providing health care to 78,000 low-income Idahoans who don't qualify for Medicaid.

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  8. Otter's 'Medicaid gap' proposal headed to tax committeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's proposal to provide basic medical coverage to people who fall in the so-called "Medicaid gap" has been split into two separate bills. That means the policy will have to pass through two separate committees if it is to succeed.

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  9. Idaho transportation officials decline budget increaseRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Idaho Transportation Department officials say they are not requesting a funding boost from state lawmakers despite facing a $165.3 million annual shortfall to maintain the state's aging bridges and roads. ITD Director Brian Ness presented the $707.7 million budget to the Joint Finance Appropriations budget committee on Thursday.

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  10. Idaho lawmakers participate in civil discourse workshopRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Legislative leaders invited members of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, based in Arizona, to host a voluntary workshop on Tuesday. The 2016 Idaho Legislature started on Monday.

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  11. North Idaho woman dies from a flu-related illnessRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Health and Welfare

    A north Idaho woman over the age of 60 has died from an influenza-related illness. This Panhandle Health District resident is the first influenza-associated death of the season.

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  12. Nate pushes permitless carry billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Post Register

    Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, is making a second run at introducing a bill that would let anyone who is allowed to own a gun carry it concealed, anywhere in the state. Importantly, no concealed carry license would be necessary under the bill written by Nate along with Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard.

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  13. Kansas Board of Regents approves gun policy allowing concealed weapons on campus in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | OttawaHerald.com

    The Kansas Board of Regents on Wednesday approved a policy allowing anyone lawfully able to carry a concealed handgun to do so on public university campuses beginning next year.

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  14. Constitutional amendment would prohibit gun bans at Alabama collegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Alabama Live

    A state representative from Etowah County says public places are safer when there are armed, law-abiding citizens around, and that includes college campuses. Rep. Mack Butler, R-Rainbow City, is proposing a constitutional amendment that would allow people with concealed carry pistol permits to carry on state college campuses.

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  15. JFAC co-chair faces new challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Sen. Shawn Keough, R-Sandpoint, is profiled by Idaho EdNews today, which reports that the new co-chair of the Legislature's joint budget committee and the senior member of the Idaho Senate is being targeted by a group in her district that's more closely aligned with arch-conservative freshman Reps. Heather Scott and Sage Dixon, and distrusts the district's longtime senator, who last year was honored for being the longest-serving female Idaho senator in history.

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  16. Idaho welfare division seeks increase in general fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | KREM-TV Spokane

    The $3.7 million increase is part of the division's total request of about $43 million from the state's general fund. Idaho welfare division seeks increase in general funds The $3.7 million increase is part of the division's total request of about $43 million from the state's general fund.

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  17. Legislative Budget Presentations fRead the original story

    Monday Jan 18 | Health and Welfare

    The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare's legislative budget presentations for Thursday, January 21 include Child Welfare and Service Integration, and Developmental Disabilities. DHW presentations to the Joint Finance-Appropriations begin at 8 a.m. DHW Director Richard Armstrong kicked off four days of health and human service appropriation recommendations on Monday.

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  18. Getting Rest Room IdeasRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Villager Austin

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    Thursday Jan 21 | Villager Austin

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  20. Idaho's public health districts face budget holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho's seven public health districts are facing a $1.27 million expense next year due to the 27th pay period on the state payroll, a quirk of the calendar that happens once every 11 years. The districts requested that the state pick up the full cost, including for employees who are funded by non-general fund sources, mainly county funds, grants and fees, but Gov. Butch Otter didn't recommend funding it; instead, his budget includes only the $227,000 for the 27th payroll period for the general fund portion of the health districts' budget.

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