This is Rep. Barbara Ehardt’s, R-Idaho Falls, third year trying to get sex ed legislation passed.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Capitol Police said Thursday it is not currently investigating Idaho Rep. Russ Fulcher, R-Boise, for allegedly pushing a police officer after setting off a metal detector at the entrance to the House floor Jan. 12, despite a reporter’s claims he witnessed the incident and was later interviewed as part of an investigation.
A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that is spreading quickly through GOP ranks fueled by algorithms that boost extreme content.
“I’m a sexologist,” said Dan Gookin, who is not a sexologist.
Democratic lawmakers from the Idaho House and Senate blasted their Republican colleagues Wednesday for engaging in what they called a power grab from the governor, local governments and voters while key legislation languishes.
BOISE – A house panel on Tuesday introduced legislation allowing the use of snowmobiles, ATVs, powered parachutes and other methods to hunt and kill wolves year-round and with no limits in most of Idaho.
BOISE — Legislation to compensate people wrongly convicted of crimes in Idaho cleared the House on Tuesday and is headed to Republican Gov. Brad Little.
BOISE – Legislation defining pandemics that would appear to eliminate the current coronavirus pandemic from qualifying as an emergency in Idaho headed to the House on Monday.
BOISE — A revamped version of a proposed law making it a felony in Idaho for third parties to collect and return multiple ballots to election officials headed to the full House for debate and a vote after it passed in committee on Monday.
A bill to make illegal demonstrating at a person’s residence headed to the full House on Friday, after a series of demonstrations at the homes of officials and police officers spurred by frustration with restrictions on gatherings or mask-wearing mandates to slow infections and deaths because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The House on Friday approved $175 million in emergency rental assistance as people struggle to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic.
Legislation aimed at making it more difficult to get initiatives or referendums on Idaho ballots headed to the full Senate on Friday.
An Idaho lawmaker who introduced a bill to prohibit targeted picketing outside officials' homes found torch- and pitchfork-wielding protesters gathered outside his own house Wednesday night.
BOISE – U.S. Capitol Police are investigating a report that Idaho U.S. Rep. Russ Fulcher allegedly assaulted an officer at the Capitol building, a congressional reporter said Wednesday.
Legislation to compensate people wrongly convicted of crimes in Idaho headed to the full House on Wednesday.
A Senate panel of lawmakers on Wednesday approved a constitutional amendment allowing the part-time Idaho Legislature to call itself into a special session.
BOISE – Lawmakers in the Idaho House passed legislation Tuesday to trim a governor’s powers and increase their own during declared emergencies such as the pandemic.
BOISE — Sweeping tax cuts proposed Tuesday by Idaho lawmakers would slash assessments on all income brackets and lower the sales tax from 6% to 5.3% beginning next year.
BOISE — Idaho's health insurance marketplace is opening a special enrollment period for uninsured residents to sign up for health insurance coverage next month.
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