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Bill easing driving without privileges heads to governor

A proposal reducing the penalties for driving with an expired license is on its way to the Idaho governor's desk for consideration. Idaho's Senate agreed to advance the proposal Wednesday. The bill had already passed the House. The bill would reinstate driving privileges for people who were previously slapped with suspensions due to not paying...

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Idaho governor signs 'abortion reversal' bill into law

Idaho will become the latest state to require women seeking medical abortions to be informed that drug-induced abortions may be halted halfway through, despite opposition from medical groups who say there is little evidence to support the claim. Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter quietly signed the proposal into law on Tuesday...

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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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