BOISE (AP) — Idaho Republican leaders announced a change of course Wednesday and approved the introduction of a bill that would include sexual orientation and gender identity protections in the state’s Human Rights Act. The House Ways and Means Committee, made up of Republican legislative leadership, voted 6-1 to bring the proposed legislation to a full hearing. The legislation, commonly called the “Add the Words” bill has been denied a public hearing for nine consecutive years.
Listen to KID NewsRadio’s full interview with Bryan Smith http://www.richbroadcasting.com/kidpodcast/NLS/KIDBryanSmith11142018.mp3 IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The future of Medicaid expansion in Idaho might not be decided after all. Bryan Smith, Idaho Falls attorney and a vice […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Surplus general funds would continue to be funneled to transportation projects in Idaho for another five years under a newly introduced plan. Rep. Joe Palmer, chairman of the House Transportation and […]
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Police in southeast Idaho say a law enforcement training exercise that involved multiple shots being fired led some Pocatello residents to report gunfire in the city. But Pocatello Police say officers […]