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Boise Weekly
Idaho Mulls Supreme Court Abortion Rulinghowever, abortion rights advocates still have their guard up. "This should be
Idaho Mulls Supreme Court Abortion Ruling
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
however, abortion rights advocates still have their guard up. "This should be a loud and clear message to some of the Idaho Legislature's most conservative lawmakers who use abortion access as one of their top issues," said Hannah Brass Greer,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho's Fourth No-Texting Anniversarydirector of Public and Government Affairs. Carlson's organization tried earlie
Idaho's Fourth No-Texting Anniversary
Boise Weekly / Posted 4 hours ago
director of Public and Government Affairs. Carlson's organization tried earlier this year to push a measure through the Idaho Legislature proposing an outright ban of manual use of cellphones while driving. "It's a matter of deep concern," AAA... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Gun Rights Group Will Celebrate New 'Permitless Carry' Law With Idaho Statehouse Rallyaged 18-21 may permitless carry at the discretion of local sheriffs. During th
Gun Rights Group Will Celebrate New 'Permitless Carry' Law With Idaho Statehouse Rally
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
aged 18-21 may permitless carry at the discretion of local sheriffs. During the rapid passage of SB 1389 through the 2016 Idaho legislature, it drew heated testimony from stakeholders and the public. During a public hearing on the bill, proponents... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth Defectsable to make a more coherent case for public health programs for cancer over al
The Kids Aren't Alright: Idaho Has No Means to Adequately Track Birth Defects
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
able to make a more coherent case for public health programs for cancer over all." The issue, ultimately, rests with the Idaho Legislature. Shanahan, at IDHW, said Idaho health policy experts have looked at establishing a registry in the past,... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Sword and Shield: Boise's LGBT Community Grapples With Violencethe people in this building behind me to also 'add the words,'" he said. LeFav
Sword and Shield: Boise's LGBT Community Grapples With Violence
Boise Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
the people in this building behind me to also 'add the words,'" he said. LeFavour and Bieter agree: The fight is at the Idaho Legislature, where legislators have told LeFavour to "show [them] the numbers" proving LGBT people are harmed by the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around systemBOISE - Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently receiving a monthl
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around system
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
BOISE - Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently receiving a monthly state pension payment while still being paid a state salary. The public pension system says 18 of 105 lawmakers partake in the practice. The practice is legal under... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around systemBOISE - Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently receiving a monthl
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around system
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 days ago
BOISE - Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently receiving a monthly state pension payment while still being paid a state salary. The public pension system says 18 of 105 lawmakers partake in the practice. The practice is legal under... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around systemBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently recei
Lawmakers see pension perks as criticism grows around system
KIVI Boise / Posted 9 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Nearly a fifth of the Idaho Legislature is currently receiving a monthly state pension payment while still being paid a state salary. The public pension system says 18 of 105 lawmakers partake in the practice. The practice is... Read more
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The Columbian
Commentary: Rich hunters don’t always earn respectpersonal, political and financial gain offered by special interests must be int
Commentary: Rich hunters don’t always earn respect
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
personal, political and financial gain offered by special interests must be intoxicating for those in leadership in the Idaho Legislature, because they continually ignore the will of the majority of their constituents, in this case, the... Read more
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Boise Weekly
From the Far Marginsthe perpetual debt that will follow because what's in those accounts is not goi
From the Far Margins
Boise Weekly / Posted 21 days ago
the perpetual debt that will follow because what's in those accounts is not going to be enough for this. No. You know the Idaho legislature is responsible because they refused to use federally funded Medicaid to offer a bit of help to those of you... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percentexpenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percent
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 26 days ago
expenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol will continue to receive $49 a day when the Idaho Legislature is in session, while those living farther away will stay at $129 a day. The committee voted 3-2 with no... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percentexpenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percent
KTVB Boise / Posted 27 days ago
expenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol will continue to receive $49 a day when the Idaho Legislature is in session, while those living farther away will stay at $129 a day. The committee voted 3-2 with no... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percentexpenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol
Idaho legislative salaries to increase 4 percent
KIVI Boise / Posted 27 days ago
expenses will remain the same. Lawmakers living within 50 miles of the Capitol will continue to receive $49 a day when the Idaho Legislature is in session, while those living farther away will stay at $129 a day. The committee voted 3-2 with no... Read more
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Boise Weekly
A Healthier Boise: Central Bench Anticipates New Health CenterTraylor already has her sights set on her next project: a new mental health cri
A Healthier Boise: Central Bench Anticipates New Health Center
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Traylor already has her sights set on her next project: a new mental health crisis center for Boise. Earlier this year, the Idaho Legislature earmarked enough funds to create two mental health crisis centers: one in Twin Falls and another in Boise.... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho's Bar Tab from Its Ill-Fated Cinema Liquor License StingIdaho was slapped with a lawsuit over the tight leash it held on alcohol consum
Idaho's Bar Tab from Its Ill-Fated Cinema Liquor License Sting
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Idaho was slapped with a lawsuit over the tight leash it held on alcohol consumption at R-rated movies, media pounced. The Idaho Legislature did, too, quickly crafting new legislation to address the issue. In the wake of the Meridian Cinemas dba... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Poll: 73 Percent of Idahoans Want State Control Over Federal Landsways of placing control over those lands in the hands of states. In 2013, House
Poll: 73 Percent of Idahoans Want State Control Over Federal Lands
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
ways of placing control over those lands in the hands of states. In 2013, House Concurrent Resolution 21 cropped up in the Idaho Legislature, which would have created a committee to study and report on a process for "acquir[ing] title to and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
What does it take to prosecute a hate crime in Idaho?It does not include sexual orientation," Rep. John Gannon (D) of Boise told KTV
What does it take to prosecute a hate crime in Idaho?
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 1 months ago
It does not include sexual orientation," Rep. John Gannon (D) of Boise told KTVB. Rep. Gannon says it's crucial that the Idaho Legislature broaden that law - as well as civil laws - to include sexual orientation. "That sends a message that the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
What does it take to prosecute a hate crime?It does not include sexual orientation," Rep. John Gannon (D) of Boise told KTV
What does it take to prosecute a hate crime?
KTVB Boise / Posted 1 months ago
It does not include sexual orientation," Rep. John Gannon (D) of Boise told KTVB. Rep. Gannon says it's crucial that the Idaho Legislature broaden that law - as well as civil laws - to include sexual orientation. "That sends a message that the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Group aims to help school districts fight bullyingbe creating climates and cultures where kids feel safe to come and report those
Group aims to help school districts fight bullying
KTVB Boise / Posted 1 months ago
be creating climates and cultures where kids feel safe to come and report those instances to us," Bubak said. In 2015, the Idaho Legislature did pass an anti-bullying bill. The law requires school districts to provide anti-bullying training to all... Read more

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