BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A bill that would exempt prescription eyeglasses and contacts from state’s sales tax has cleared its final hurdle and is on its way to the governor’s desk. If signed by Gov. Butch Otter, glasses would be exempt beginning July 1 and contacts would fall under the exemption the following year. The bill is estimated to cost the state more than $2.8 million in revenue per year.
Story by Sydney Jensen, BYU-Idaho Scroll The Idaho Judicial Council announced two east Idaho judges are candidates for the Idaho Supreme Court after Justice Daniel Eismann announced his intention to retire in August 2017. “This […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho’s signature 208 area code will soon co-exist with a new three-digit code starting in 2017. The Idaho Public Utilities Commission announced Monday that the state’s second area code will be […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Secretary of State Lawerence Denney says Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist has promised to file as a registered candidate for governor following a complaint. Denney said Monday he received an informal complaint […]