A GOP legislative candidate in Boise is insisting he’s no racist after he deleted a Facebook post that used an anti-Muslim slur.
Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, and Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced last week that their committees will hold a series of hearings on Russia.
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, in line to chair the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next year if Republicans hold the Senate, had little to say last week about President Trump’s much-criticized summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and subsequent comments.
When Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little went to Washington, D.C., to testify on Thursday at a congressional hearing on public lands grazing, he expected to see Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador there – Labrador serves on the Natural Resources subcommittee that was holding the hearing.
When the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling last week in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, it opened the door to states requiring internet sellers to collect and remit state sales taxes just like local retailers do.
A cryptic social media post by White Bird Rep. Priscilla Giddings drew outrage and denunciations from hundreds of people Friday, including calls for her resignation.
Two GOP nominees for statewide office, one of them an incumbent, missed the post-primary campaign finance reporting deadline, but Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney said he’s not planning to impose fines on the two, state schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra and GOP lieutenant governor nominee Janice McGeachin.
Advocates for improving Idaho’s behavioral health system say the time is right.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, on which U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, serves, held a hearing last week on the upcoming wildfire season, but Risch didn’t show up.
A federal lawsuit filed Thursday by four Idaho women charges that Idaho’s law on living wills and advance health care directives discriminates against pregnant women, preventing them from deciding on their own end-of-life medical care.
To make up for the state’s lack of a governor’s mansion, Idaho pays its governor a $4,500 a month housing allowance, which in current Gov. Butch Otter’s case is $54,000 a year just to live at his own ranch in Star.
Idaho’s top state elected officials have approved a $75,000 payout to the attorneys who successfully represented two transgender women born in Idaho who sued to overturn the state’s law forbidding any changes to the gender listed on a person’s birth certificate.
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