Idaho State News

Salamander to be Idaho’s Next Emblem?

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The salamander admirers say resembles sections of Idaho’s topography is on its way to becoming Idaho’s official state amphibian. [...]

Plan to Raise $46 Million for Roads

March 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two parts of a patchwork plan aiming to raise $46 million for Idaho’s crumbling roads and bridges have passed a House panel. The House [...]

Last Minute Plan for Idaho Roads

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — House Republicans are introducing an eleventh-hour patchwork plan to raise more than $100 million for Idaho roads. The House Ways and Means [...]

Salamander for State Amphibian

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho giant salamander is one step closer to becoming Idaho’s official state amphibian. The Senate Resources and Environment Committee [...]

Website Hacked in the Name of Gay Rights

March 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Republican lawmaker’s political website has been snapped up by a group claiming to be gay rights activists, decorated with rainbows [...]

No More Instant Horse Racing?

March 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation that would ban Idaho’s lucrative slot-like betting machines, known as instant horse racing terminals, has only one more hurdle to [...]

More Awareness for Human Trafficking

March 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Signs to help victims of human trafficking may soon be coming to highway rest stops in Idaho. The Senate Transportation Committee unanimously [...]

Teacher Pay Bill: Back Again

March 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A House panel has introduced its third version of a bill to raise the pay for Idaho teachers. The House Education Committee voted unanimously [...]
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