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House passes grocery tax repeal on 51-19 vote

The House has voted 51-19 in favor of HB 67a, the bill to remove Idaho’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries. Rep. Brent Crane, R-Nampa, spoke out in favor of the bill. “I think it’s immoral. I think it’s wrong to tax people on their...

Senate Judiciary introduces new transportation funding bill

Finally, the Senate Judiciary Committee got the new transportation bill from Sen. Bert Brackett, Rogerson. He went over the provisions of the bill, and as soon as he’d finished, Sen. Bart Davis, R-Idaho Falls, moved to introduce the bill. Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, seconded the...

Senate Judiciary still awaiting new transportation bill…

The Senate Judiciary & Rules Committee, which had been scheduled to meet at 2:15 to introduce a new transportation bill, had a holdup as it waited for the new bill to be printed; it’s still waiting. The new bill, from Senate Transportation Chairman Bert Brackett,...