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Thu., June 15, 2017, 9:53 a.m.

Grocery tax arguments on tap at Idaho Supreme Court

Lawmakers and others gather outside the Idaho Supreme Court's courtroom in Boise on June 15, 2017 before arguments in the grocery tax case, in which lawmakers are suing in an attempt to invalidate Gov. Butch Otter's veto of legislation to repeal Idaho's 6 percent sales tax on groceries. (Betsy Z. Russell)
Lawmakers and others gather outside the Idaho Supreme Court's courtroom in Boise on June 15, 2017 before arguments in the grocery tax case, in which lawmakers are suing in an attempt to invalidate Gov. Butch Otter's veto of legislation to repeal Idaho's 6 percent sales tax on groceries. (Betsy Z. Russell)

Lawmakers and others are gathering at the Idaho Supreme Court for today’s arguments in the grocery tax case. The arguments start at 11:10 a.m.; I’ll have a full report after the arguments conclude. Here’s my story on what’s at stake and the issues.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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