Bond elections that fail won’t be allowed before voters again for a minimum of 11 months under proposed legislation that’s heading to the full House.
A power struggle between the Idaho House and Senate has had ramifications for a relatively unknown state employee who’s long toiled in an agency most people didn’t know existed.
Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Friday he’s already sent a message about making the state’s ballot initiative process tougher by vetoing a bill last year, but fellow Republican and House Speaker Scott Bedke said he’ll be surprised if new legislation isn’t introduced this year.
It’s been four decades since the Equal Rights Amendment fell three states short of the 38 needed for ratification to amend the U.S. Constitution, but the amendment is back in the news.