Idaho State News

Task Force to Solve Broadband Issues?

April 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho House has unanimously approved a new task force to recommend changes to the state’s piecemeal broadband system. The action comes [...]

Legislation to End Lawmakers Pension Dies

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Legislation seeking to end a retirement bonus for state lawmakers who take high-paying state jobs at the end of their careers died Wednesday. Senate [...]

Idaho Veterans Wait Longer for Care

April 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Patients seeking care at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Boise have some of the longest waits for care in the entire VA system according to government data [...]

Giant Salamander Now Official Idaho Emblem

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho giant salamander is now officially Idaho’s state amphibian. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter signed the legislation on Thursday. [...]

Marijuana Oil Bill Reintroduced

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho House panel has revived a previously failed proposal to legalize oil extracted from cannabis plants thought to help relieve severe seizures [...]

Teacher Pay Approved by Otter

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The nearly $125 million plan to boost teacher pay in Idaho over the next five years won the governor’s stamp of approval. Under the new law, [...]

Transportation Bill to be Amended

April 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

BOISE,  Idaho (AP) — A proposal to address Idaho’s multi-million dollar transportation funding shortfall is now in the hands of the Senate. The Senate [...]
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