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Boise Weekly
Idaho Lawmakers Take Up Medicaid Gap Problem... Againmany states have expanded their Medicaid rolls, accessing tens of millions of d
Idaho Lawmakers Take Up Medicaid Gap Problem... Again
Boise Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
many states have expanded their Medicaid rolls, accessing tens of millions of dollars of federal funds, the GOP-driven Idaho Legislature has been wary of joining those ranks. "The objective for today is for everybody to get the same baseline... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Dick Fosburystudents in Maine. We talked about his iconic Olympic moment, giving back to k
Dick Fosbury
Boise Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
students in Maine. We talked about his iconic Olympic moment, giving back to kids and his unsuccessful 2014 run for the Idaho Legislature. It's fair to say you're a member of one the planet's most exclusive clubs: gold medalists. We're all... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Fires spark renewed discussion about Idaho fireworks lawsIdaho Press-Tribune reports that Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan and Nampa Fire Ma
Fires spark renewed discussion about Idaho fireworks laws
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
Idaho Press-Tribune reports that Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan and Nampa Fire Marshal Phil Roberts are calling for the Idaho Legislature to ban the sale of aerial fireworks, with are illegal to use in state but legal to sell. Others, such as... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho Joins Southern States in High Percentage of Workers Making Minimum Wage or LessOf those Idahoans making the minimum wage or less in 2015, 61 percent were wome
Idaho Joins Southern States in High Percentage of Workers Making Minimum Wage or Less
Boise Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
Of those Idahoans making the minimum wage or less in 2015, 61 percent were women. Several attempts have stalled at the Idaho Legislature to adjust the Gem State's minimum wage. Meanwhile, Idaho ranks ninth highest in the U.S. when in comes to... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Fireworks Suspected in Nampa House Firedestroyed two structures, including one home. Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan has
Fireworks Suspected in Nampa House Fire
Boise Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
destroyed two structures, including one home. Boise Fire Chief Dennis Doan has already announced he intends to lobby the Idaho Legislature to ban the statewide sale of any fireworks that are deemed illegal to use in Idaho. Meanwhile, nearly 150... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Charter schools struggle with money troublesthe notices earlier this month. It was the first time the commission had placed
Charter schools struggle with money troubles
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 27 days ago
the notices earlier this month. It was the first time the commission had placed three schools on financial notice since the Idaho Legislature changed charter school accountability laws nearly three years ago. The charter schools will now receive... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Idaho's Dangerous Dance With FireworksDoan said he is now prepared to lobby the Idaho Legislature to ban fireworks th
Idaho's Dangerous Dance With Fireworks
Boise Weekly / Posted 28 days ago
Doan said he is now prepared to lobby the Idaho Legislature to ban fireworks that—paradoxically—are legal to sell in Idaho but aren't legal to use. "It's ironic, isn't it? They sell them but then tell you you can't use them here," said Dr. Kenneth... Read more

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