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Daylight Savings Bill Dies

March 5, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Republican lawmaker who put forward a bill intended to eliminate time changes in Idaho due to daylight saving time says he’ll withdraw the plan because it’s against federal law. House Majority Leader […]

Should Idaho Endorse Marijuana Oil?

March 5, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Several parents of epileptic children are asking an Idaho panel to endorse a bill that would decriminalize marijuana oil to limit their children’s seizures. The plan prompted almost two and a half hours of testimony […]

Teacher Pay Bill: $215 Million Dollar Plan

March 5, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho House committee has ushered in a roughly $215 million plan to boost teacher pay over the next five years with the hope of attracting and retaining the state’s instructors. Members on the House […]

House Explosion Injures Woman

March 2, 2015

ST. ANTHONY, Idaho (AP) — Authorities in eastern Idaho are investigating a house explosion that injured a woman. South Fremont Fire Chief Chris Hill says neighbors helped the woman out of the house in St. […]

Gay Rights Activists Protest Lawmakers

March 2, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 20 gay rights activists are protesting in the Idaho House and Senate chambers in an attempt to pressure lawmakers into passing anti-discrimination protections. Activists taking part in the protest […]

One Story May Approve Marijuana Oil

March 2, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers are considering legislation decriminalizing cannabis extract oil while not loosening marijuana laws. “Alexis’ Law” was sparked by a Boise family who has watched their 10-year-old daughter struggle to survive […]

Lawsuits Against Idaho Commission on Aging

February 27, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two individuals have filed federal lawsuits against Idaho contending the state retaliated against them after each informed officials that the Idaho Commission on Aging failed to properly distribute federal money. The lawsuits filed Wednesday by […]

Pave the Way: Road Materials Bill Approved

February 27, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation seeking to exempt public road materials from the Idaho sales tax is one step closer to making it to the governor’s desk. A Senate panel approved HB 95 Thursday, clearing the way […]

No More Tans for Teens

February 26, 2015

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel is endorsing a bill that would require teens to get permission from their parents in order to use a tanning bed. The House Health and Welfare Committee unanimously passed […]

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