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Idaho Senate spikes transportation funding plan

March 24, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Senate has killed a roughly $320 million transportation funding plan, effectively squashing hope of passing any significant funding proposal to repair the state’s crumbling roads and bridges before the […]

Bill repealing sales tax on groceries clears Idaho Senate

March 24, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Senate has approved legislation repealing the state’s taxation on groceries despite receiving strong opposition from both Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter and legislative leaders. Earlier this month, the Senate rewrote […]

Sen. Risch on GOP healthcare bill

March 23, 2017

WASHINGTON – Pres. Donald Trump has been pushing for the dismantling of Obamacare. As of now, negotiations are centered in the House. If the bill makes it through the House then it will be sent […]

On the cusp of freedom

March 22, 2017

All the pieces are in place for Chris Tapp to be released Wednesday after 20 years in prison. Public Defender John Thomas first took up Tapp’s case in 2009. For him, it’s the end of […]

Tapp will walk free Wednesday

March 21, 2017

IDAHO FALLS – Christopher Tapp will walk free on Wednesday. Tapp was convicted for the rape and murder of 18-year-old Angie Dodge in Idaho Falls in 1996. After more than 35 hours of interrogation, Tapp […]

$10M Medicaid gap bill dies in Idaho Senate

March 21, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Senate has killed a $10 million plan to provide basic health services to the state’s neediest population. The proposal would have provided primary care to an estimated 15,000 chronically […]

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