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Kansas City InfoZine
Idaho to Renew Aerial Wolf Slaughter Ignoring recent research indicating Idaho officials could be overestimating t
Idaho to Renew Aerial Wolf Slaughter
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 18 hours ago
Ignoring recent research indicating Idaho officials could be overestimating the state's wolf population, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services announced plans Monday to allow gunners in... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Idaho panel introduces public recods exemption billBOISE, Idaho (AP) - A bill that would allow public utilities to keep blueprints
Idaho panel introduces public recods exemption bill
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A bill that would allow public utilities to keep blueprints and other documents secret from the public has passed is first hurdle in the Idaho Legislature. The House State Affairs Committee introduced the measure Friday. The... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho panel introduces public records exemption billBOISE -- A bill that would allow public utilities to keep blueprints and other
Idaho panel introduces public records exemption bill
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
BOISE -- A bill that would allow public utilities to keep blueprints and other documents secret from the public has passed is first hurdle in the Idaho Legislature. The House State Affairs Committee introduced the measure Friday. The proposal would... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho's interim committees still working on suggestionsBOISE -- Idaho lawmakers who spent last summer dissecting some of the state's m
Idaho's interim committees still working on suggestions
KTVB Boise / Posted 4 days ago
BOISE -- Idaho lawmakers who spent last summer dissecting some of the state's most contentious issues have yet to submit legislation to the Idaho Legislature, but key leaders remain hopeful proposals will be finalized before the end of the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Democrats lay out legislative agendaBOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Legislature is overwhelmingly made up of Republicans,
Democrats lay out legislative agenda
KIVI Boise / Posted 5 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Legislature is overwhelmingly made up of Republicans, making it tough for a Democratic agenda to win out. This year the minority party has introduced a series of bills that outline their vision for a better Idaho. Liberal... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Experts see need for mental health crisis center in southern IdahoBOISE -- Since December 2014, two state-funded mental health crisis centers hav
Experts see need for mental health crisis center in southern Idaho
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
BOISE -- Since December 2014, two state-funded mental health crisis centers have opened in Idaho Falls and Coeur d'Alene. Now, Gov. Butch Otter is backing a proposal for $1.7 million in funding for a third crisis center in southern Idaho. Treasure... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Experts see need for mental health crisis center in southern IdahoBOISE -- Since December 2014, two state-funded mental health crisis centers hav
Experts see need for mental health crisis center in southern Idaho
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
BOISE -- Since December 2014, two state-funded mental health crisis centers have opened in Idaho Falls and Coeur d'Alene. Now, Gov. Butch Otter is backing $1.7 million in funding for a third crisis center in southern Idaho. Treasure Valley mental... Read more
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KTVB Boise
House OKs bill to block plastic bag bansBOISE -- Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to enforce plas
House OKs bill to block plastic bag bans
KTVB Boise / Posted 6 days ago
BOISE -- Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to enforce plastic bag bans under a new proposal currently making its way through the Idaho Statehouse. The Idaho House voted 52-17 on Wednesday to make it illegal for cities to impose... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Idaho House works to block plastic bag bansBOISE, Idaho (AP) - Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to e
Idaho House works to block plastic bag bans
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 6 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to enforce plastic bag bans under a new proposal currently making its way through the Idaho Statehouse. The Idaho House voted 52-17 on Wednesday to make it illegal for cities... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho House OKs bill to block local plastic bag bansBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to
Idaho House OKs bill to block local plastic bag bans
KIVI Boise / Posted 6 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Cities and counties in Idaho would need state approval to enforce plastic bag bans under a new proposal currently making its way through the Idaho Statehouse. The Idaho House voted 52-17 on Wednesday to make it illegal for... Read more
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Boise Weekly
A Million Here, A Million There: Legislators Eye New Accountability for Actual Costs of LegislationAccording to Joint Rule 18, every bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature must
A Million Here, A Million There: Legislators Eye New Accountability for Actual Costs of Legislation
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
According to Joint Rule 18, every bill introduced in the Idaho Legislature must have an attached statement of purpose and a fiscal note. The former is an invitation for lawmakers to vote in favor of the bill, while the latter provides a forecast of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Private sponsorships raise $70k for Idaho parksBOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Private sponsorships raise $70k for Idaho parks
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation say they've used approximately $70,000 in private sponsorships to partially offset their depleted budget. Director David Langhorst told a state budget writing committee... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Private sponsorships raise $70k for state parks departmentBOISE -- Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation say they'v
Private sponsorships raise $70k for state parks department
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
BOISE -- Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation say they've used approximately $70,000 in private sponsorships to partially offset their depleted budget. Director David Langhorst told a state budget writing committee that... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Private sponsorships raise $70k for state parks departmentBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreatio
Private sponsorships raise $70k for state parks department
KIVI Boise / Posted 7 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Officials with the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation say they've used approximately $70,000 in private sponsorships to partially offset their depleted budget. Director David Langhorst told a state budget writing committee... Read more
2 related stories
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ABC Montana
Andrea Lutz came to ABC FOX Montana in September of 2015 to take over the position of News
Andrea Lutz
ABC Montana / Posted 11 days ago
came to ABC FOX Montana in September of 2015 to take over the position of News Director. As News Director, Andrea oversees news content and coverage for all of our Western Montana newscasts in Missoula, Kalispell, Bozeman and... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Idaho Legislature schedules Medicaid expansion hearingBOISE, Idaho (AP) — A key Idaho Republican lawmaker has announced a surprising
Idaho Legislature schedules Medicaid expansion hearing
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 11 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A key Idaho Republican lawmaker has announced a surprising change of course for the Idaho Legislature, saying he has scheduled the first-ever hearing on a Medicaid expansion bill. Senate Health and Welfare Committee Chairman Lee... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Medicaid Expansion Proposals Surface at Idaho StatehouseWho is to say how far a new proposal to expand Medicaid might advance through t
Medicaid Expansion Proposals Surface at Idaho Statehouse
Boise Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
Who is to say how far a new proposal to expand Medicaid might advance through the 2016 Idaho Legislature? Moscow Democratic Sen. Dan Schmidt—who is also a physician—says he has two measures to put before Idaho lawmakers: one is a full-tilt expansion... Read more
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Boise Weekly
来自中国,用金钱 (From China, With Money)The University of Idaho, like every other public education institution, stands
来自中国,用金钱 (From China, With Money)
Boise Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
The University of Idaho, like every other public education institution, stands hat-in-hand before the Idaho Legislature each year in hopes of securing adequate funding. In 2015, the U of I had to discontinue 19 separate degree options, including... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Boise State, ISU Presidents to Kick Off JFAC 'Education Week'The Idaho Legislature budget writing committee will craft a spending plan for t
Boise State, ISU Presidents to Kick Off JFAC 'Education Week'
Boise Weekly / Posted 16 days ago
The Idaho Legislature budget writing committee will craft a spending plan for the single biggest slice of the state's budget this coming week as it launches "education week" at the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee, Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
GOP lawmakers introduce relaxed concealed carry legislationTwo Republican state lawmakers say Idahoans should be allowed to carry conceale
GOP lawmakers introduce relaxed concealed carry legislation
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
Two Republican state lawmakers say Idahoans should be allowed to carry concealed guns without a concealed-weapons permit. Reps. Ron Nate of Rexburg and Heather Scott of Blanchard released a draft version of their bill on Wednesday. According to the... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
GOP lawmakers introduce relaxed concealed carry legislationBOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers say Idahoans should be allow
GOP lawmakers introduce relaxed concealed carry legislation
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 19 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers say Idahoans should be allowed to carry concealed guns without a concealed-weapons permit. Reps. Ron Nate of Rexburg and Heather Scott of Blanchard released a draft version of their bill on... Read more
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Boise Weekly
THE FLUTTER! #19Exciting news, brother and sister members! Exciting news, indeed. Your Brother
THE FLUTTER! #19
Boise Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
Exciting news, brother and sister members! Exciting news, indeed. Your Brother Bill is happy to announce he has invented a new rule for the Society For Making People Better Rule Book! Yayyyyyyy! We can thank the crappy weather for this wonderful... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Rep. Dan RudolphDan Rudolph straddles borders as much as he straddles the aisles of the Idaho L
Rep. Dan Rudolph
Boise Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
Dan Rudolph straddles borders as much as he straddles the aisles of the Idaho Legislature. Representing Idaho's 6th legislative district—perhaps the most moderate of the Gem State's political divides—Rudolph is accountable to constituents in... Read more
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Boise Weekly
2016 Legislature: Fingers CrossedThe 2016 session of the Idaho Legislature has been open for about week now, and
2016 Legislature: Fingers Crossed
Boise Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
The 2016 session of the Idaho Legislature has been open for about week now, and we're already starting to see some issues come to the fore. Having watched the Statehouse for more than 10 years, I know there's no telling where it will go in the coming... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Idaho program treating 4 children with marijuana extract oilFILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, Alexis Carey, left, sits with her moth
Idaho program treating 4 children with marijuana extract oil
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, Alexis Carey, left, sits with her mother Clare Carey, center, and her sister Alanis Carey, right, in Boise, Idaho. Alexis has a rare form of epilepsy, however, her family is hoping the Idaho Legislature will... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Idaho program treating 4 children with marijuana extract oilFILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, Alexis Carey, left, sits with her moth
Idaho program treating 4 children with marijuana extract oil
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2015 file photo, Alexis Carey, left, sits with her mother Clare Carey, center, and her sister Alanis Carey, right, in Boise, Idaho. Alexis has a rare form of epilepsy, however, her family is hoping the Idaho Legislature will... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Public defender committee narrows down legislationBOISE, Idaho - As the 2016 regular sessions of the Idaho Legislature ramps up t
Public defender committee narrows down legislation
KIVI Boise / Posted 27 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - As the 2016 regular sessions of the Idaho Legislature ramps up the Public Defender Reform interim committee is nearing its goal of passing a draft bill for consideration. In a meeting Wednesday, the panel heard from Twin Falls County... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Lawmakers consider prohibition on powdered alcoholBOISE, Idaho - The first bill introduced in the 2016 Idaho Legislature would pr
Lawmakers consider prohibition on powdered alcohol
KIVI Boise / Posted 27 days ago
BOISE, Idaho - The first bill introduced in the 2016 Idaho Legislature would prohibit the possession, sale and consumption of powdered alcohol. The measure was introduced at the House State affairs committee by the State Liquor Division. Director... Read more
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Boise Weekly
A Modest ProposalNext spring, Idaho Fish and Game will continue its program to remove wolf pups
A Modest Proposal
Boise Weekly / Posted 27 days ago
Next spring, Idaho Fish and Game will continue its program to remove wolf pups from dens, equip them with radio collars and replace them in their homes. IDFG says this will enable them to track wolf movements throughout the life cycle of the pups and... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho lawmakers participate in civil discourse workshopBOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho lawmakers are starting the 2016legislative session w
Idaho lawmakers participate in civil discourse workshop
KIVI Boise / Posted 28 days ago
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Idaho lawmakers are starting the 2016legislative session with a lesson in civility. Legislative leaders invited members of the National Institute for Civil Discourse, based in Arizona, to host a voluntary workshop on Tuesday.... Read more
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Boise Weekly
State of the State: Otter Proposes Higher Ed 'Tuition Lock,' Fix of Public Defender System, 7.9 Percent Increase for Public SchoolsBipartisan leaders of the Idaho Legislature escorted Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter in
State of the State: Otter Proposes Higher Ed 'Tuition Lock,' Fix of Public Defender System, 7.9 Percent Increase for Public Schools
Boise Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
Bipartisan leaders of the Idaho Legislature escorted Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter into the chambers of the Idaho House Monday afternoon, in anticipation of the governor's 2016 State of the State address delivered to a statewide television audience. Otter... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Governor Otter: More education, crisis center spendingBOISE - Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is proposing a 7.9 percent increase to $1
Governor Otter: More education, crisis center spending
KIVI Boise / Posted 29 days ago
BOISE - Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter is proposing a 7.9 percent increase to $1.59 billion to fund Idaho's public schools, marking a second year in a row the Republican governor has proposed steep hikes to education spending as the state continues to... Read more
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KPVI News 6 Pocatello
Locals Tell KPVI What Issues Lawmakers Need to Address This SessionState lawmakers are back in Boise preparing for the start of the 2016 Idaho Leg
Locals Tell KPVI What Issues Lawmakers Need to Address This Session
KPVI News 6 Pocatello / Posted 29 days ago
State lawmakers are back in Boise preparing for the start of the 2016 Idaho Legislature. Shortly after lawmakers convene, Governor Otter will give his ‘State of the State’ address. Last week he proposed a new 30 million dollar program to address... Read more

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