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Boise Weekly
This Saturday's Climate Action Rally at the Idaho Statehouse Will Include a View From Abovemore coal, no more oil, keep your carbon in the soil!” This year's event will
This Saturday's Climate Action Rally at the Idaho Statehouse Will Include a View From Above
Boise Weekly / Posted yesterday
more coal, no more oil, keep your carbon in the soil!” This year's event will include indie folk singer Lisa Luna along with speakers from Idaho faith communities, educators and House members of the Idaho Legislature. The rally kicks off at 11... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Legislative committee studying health care gaptoo much money to receive Medicaid, but not enough to qualify for the state hea
Legislative committee studying health care gap
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
too much money to receive Medicaid, but not enough to qualify for the state health insurance exchange. It's an issue the Idaho Legislature is expected to take up again in the upcoming session. An interim legislative committee comprised of state... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Idaho lawmakers consider options on health care coverageof expansion. Doing so would provide care to the estimated 78,000 Idahoans who
Idaho lawmakers consider options on health care coverage
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
of expansion. Doing so would provide care to the estimated 78,000 Idahoans who don't qualify for Medicaid or make too much to for a subsidy. The 10-member taskforce has remained split on the best solution to submit to the Idaho Legislature in... Read more
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Boise Weekly
ACLU, Idaho State Police Reach Settlement in Suit Over Law Linking Liquor Licenses, Obscenityagain in 2015, when Meridian Cinemas screened Fifty Shades of Grey while servin
ACLU, Idaho State Police Reach Settlement in Suit Over Law Linking Liquor Licenses, Obscenity
Boise Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
again in 2015, when Meridian Cinemas screened Fifty Shades of Grey while serving alcohol. During the 2016 session of the Idaho Legislature, the law was changed to allow exceptions for cinemas screening risque films while serving alcohol—but not... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho lawmakers consider options on health care coverageof expansion. Doing so would provide care to the estimated 78,000 Idahoans who
Idaho lawmakers consider options on health care coverage
KIVI Boise / Posted 2 days ago
of expansion. Doing so would provide care to the estimated 78,000 Idahoans who don't qualify for Medicaid or make too much to for a subsidy. The ten-member task force has remained split on the best solution to submit to the Idaho Legislature in 20... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Legislative committee studying health care gaptoo much money to receive Medicaid, but not enough to qualify for the state hea
Legislative committee studying health care gap
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
too much money to receive Medicaid, but not enough to qualify for the state health insurance exchange. It's an issue the Idaho Legislature is expected to take up again in the upcoming session. An interim legislative committee comprised of state... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Bieter at FY 2017 Strategic Planning: New Library is 'Project Whose Time Has Come'of a handful of states that restricts cities' efforts to ask voters to create t
Bieter at FY 2017 Strategic Planning: New Library is 'Project Whose Time Has Come'
Boise Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
of a handful of states that restricts cities' efforts to ask voters to create tax-based revenue for municipal projects. The Idaho Legislature has continually nixed any change in the status quo, leaving local option advocates to talk about a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsa vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 7 days ago
a vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing bill proposals to be submitted to the Idaho Legislature in 2017. On Friday, the board voided their Monday decision. The board then agreed to back a bill proposal... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsa vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 7 days ago
a vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing bill proposals to be submitted to the Idaho Legislature in 2017. On Friday, the board voided their Monday decision. The board then agreed to back a bill proposal... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concernsa vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing
Ed board voids policy vote to quell transparency concerns
KTVB Boise / Posted 7 days ago
a vague agenda that did not alert the public that the panel would be addressing bill proposals to be submitted to the Idaho Legislature in 2017. On Friday, the board voided their Monday decision. The board then agreed to back a bill proposal... Read more
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Boise Weekly
ACLU Sues Over Idaho Law Linking Liquor Licenses, Obscenityscreening Fifty Shades of Grey while pouring drinks. Village Cinema pushed back
ACLU Sues Over Idaho Law Linking Liquor Licenses, Obscenity
Boise Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
screening Fifty Shades of Grey while pouring drinks. Village Cinema pushed back with a lawsuit, and this past spring the Idaho Legislature voted to grant theaters permission to serve booze along with adult-themed films. The challenge filed today... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Idaho schools chief unveils budget proposalIn it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than wha
Idaho schools chief unveils budget proposal
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 28 days ago
In it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than what lawmakers allocated this year. The Idaho Legislature has approved 7.4 percent budget increases for school funding over the last two years. Ybarra's latest plan... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Sherri Ybarra calls for more money for Idaho SchoolsIn it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than wha
Sherri Ybarra calls for more money for Idaho Schools
KIVI Boise / Posted 29 days ago
In it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than what lawmakers allocated this year. The Idaho Legislature has approved 7.4 percent budget increases for school funding over the last two years. Ybarra's latest plan... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho schools chief unveils budget proposalIn it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than wha
Idaho schools chief unveils budget proposal
KTVB Boise / Posted 29 days ago
In it, Idaho's public school funding would bump up $104.7 million more than what lawmakers allocated this year. The Idaho Legislature has approved 7.4 percent budget increases for school funding over the last two years. Ybarra's latest plan... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho DEQ Wants to Take Full Control of Pollution Discharge Permittingto an 80-page memorandum of agreement to the EPA earlier this week. The big pie
Idaho DEQ Wants to Take Full Control of Pollution Discharge Permitting
Boise Weekly / Posted 29 days ago
to an 80-page memorandum of agreement to the EPA earlier this week. The big piece of the puzzle will need to come from the Idaho Legislature, which will have to find a way to add a projected $3 million to the DEQ budget—the amount forecast to run... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Jennifer Martinezasked if I had ever thought about running for office," said Martinez. "Honestly
Jennifer Martinez
Boise Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
asked if I had ever thought about running for office," said Martinez. "Honestly, I thought she was thinking about the Idaho Legislature. She said, 'No, we want you to run against Congressman Mike Simpson.'" A few days later, Martinez filed... Read more
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Boise Weekly
'Food Truck' Voting: Welcome to the Era of Mobile Polling Placesare mailed in by voters and, while we hear from people all the time asking us t
'Food Truck' Voting: Welcome to the Era of Mobile Polling Places
Boise Weekly / Posted 30 days ago
are mailed in by voters and, while we hear from people all the time asking us to do the same, it's quite clear from the Idaho Legislature that we're not going in that direction. So instead, we're focusing our efforts on early voting." This... Read more

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