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FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017



House kills motor vehicle service contract bill

The House has killed amended legislation regarding motor vehicle service contracts that it had earlier passed, then reconsidered and amended, with the amendments winning unanimous support. The vote was 32-38. SB 1077a, which first was proposed by Motor Vehicle Protection Products Association lobbyist Lance Giles,...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017

House Speaker Scott Bedke discusses the stalled legislative session, on Thursday, March 23, 2017. (AP/Times-News / Drew Nash)

Idaho Legislature at a standstill, adjournment delayed 

Idaho lawmakers are in a standstill after Republican infighting halted both chambers from moving forward on any major legislative action. On Thursday, House members only had passed just three bills over the course of eight hours. That's because leadership kept sending the House on breaks after the most conservative members kept requesting that...

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