Idaho State News

Lawsuits Against Idaho Commission on Aging

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two individuals have filed federal lawsuits against Idaho contending the state retaliated against them after each informed officials that [...]

Pave the Way: Road Materials Bill Approved

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

No More Tans for Teens

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Idaho to be Exempt from Daylight Saving?

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho House legislative leaders have introduced legislation exempting the state from observing daylight saving time. The House Ways and Means [...]

Marijuana Oil Legal in Idaho

February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel has introduced legislation that would permit people to use oil extracted from cannabis plants, which would amend the [...]

Should Teachers Pay for Background Checks?

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A proposal to increase how much Idaho teachers pay for background checks may be dead, despite a $55,000 deficit looming in the state education [...]

Clean Slate for Trafficking Victims

February 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho(AP) — Human trafficking victims would be able to petition courts to erase their criminal histories under a new bill recently introduced by an Idaho Senate [...]

Gov. Otter Against Pipeline Veto

February 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE – Gov. Butch Otter has joined 24 other Republican governors urging President Obama to back off his threat to veto the Keystone XL Pipeline. In a letter to the [...]

Lawmakers Pressed to Increase Prison Pay

February 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE (AP) — The new director of the Idaho Department of Corrections is asking lawmakers to approve a significant pay increase for experienced prison staffers in hopes of [...]
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