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.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A plan to bump Idaho’s legal smoking age from 18 to 21 has failed to win enough support among conservative Idaho lawmakers wary of curbing individual freedoms. The bill, sponsored by […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho legislative leaders have killed the latest attempt to regulate how long police departments retain body camera footage. In Idaho, individual law enforcement agencies decide whether or not they want to […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A northern Idaho lawmaker has introduced legislation to change the state’s 70-year-old system of doling out liquor licenses. Under Idaho’s current law, a single liquor license is allowed for every 1,500 […]