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.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho House legislative leaders have introduced a last-minute health care plan to provide basic services the state’s neediest population. The plan has three main features. First, it would launch a new […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A conservation group says Idaho officials are overestimating the number of wolves in the state because they use sightings by hunters rather than relying solely on trained professionals. The Center for Biological Diversity says the […]
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — House legislative leaders say they have found a palatable solution to funneling $17 million to repair Idaho’s roads and bridges without hurting the Idaho State Police budget. Currently, ISP receives 5 […]