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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018


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MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018


FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018

THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018

Senate passes tax-cut bill, 26-9

The Senate has voted 26-9 in favor of HB 463, the governor’s tax-cut bill, sending the measure to the governor’s desk. The nine “no” votes included all six Senate Democrats, plus three Republicans: Sens. Dan Johnson, R-Lewiston, the Senate tax chairman; Jeff Siddoway, R-Terreton, the...

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Debate: 'Much at stake,' 'Not a real tax cut'...

From the Senate debate so far on HB 463, the tax-cut bill: Sen. Janie Ward-Engelking, D-Boise, said, “There is much at stake when we reduce our revenue by this level.” She noted that Idaho is still restoring programs cut during the recession, from infrastructure to...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 21, 2018


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MONDAY, FEB. 19, 2018


TUESDAY, FEB. 13, 2018

House committee sees flurry of tax proposals

The House Revenue and Taxation Committee introduced more than half a dozen new tax policy bills Monday, including two alternatives to the governor's tax cut plan. Today's Lewiston Tribune has a rundown of all of them, including one that could reverse an Idaho Supreme Court decision regarding taxes on Simplot's JUMP building...

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MONDAY, FEB. 12, 2018

THURSDAY, FEB. 8, 2018

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7, 2018



Move to amend tax-cut bill fails, 24-46

As the House debates HB 463, the governor’s income tax-cut bill, Rep. Heather Scott, R-Blanchard, interrupted with a motion to send the bill to general orders for amendment. Scott said she wanted the bill sent to the amending order “to add grocery tax repeal and...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 6, 2018

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