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UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 4:15 p.m.

Rep. Giddings receives stay in property tax case for military service

Idaho state Rep. Priscilla Giddings has requested and received a stay until April 1, due to military service, of an Ada County notice ordering her to repay the county about …

Eye on Boise: Losing candidate files challenge with the Idaho Senate

The Idaho Senate had an unusual matter to deal with at its organizational session on Thursday: A formal contest of the election from an unsuccessful Senate candidate.

Otter signs bill to cap homeowner’s exemption

Without comment, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has signed into law

Idaho Senate passes bill to limit homeowner’s exemption

Idaho’s long-prized homeowner’s exemption from property tax would lose its inflation index, under legislation that won final passage in the state Senate late Tuesday and now heads to the governor’s …

Eye on Boise: Idaho homeowner’s exemption could lose inflation index

Eye on Boise column for Sunday

Idaho bill could raise homeowners’ taxes in Kootenai County

The Idaho House voted Tuesday to remove the inflation index from the state’s homeowner’s exemption from property taxes, instead fixing the exemption at a maximum of $100,000 - and opening …

Eye on Boise: Idaho county assessors stunned by House panel vote

BOISE – County assessors, in town for an Idaho Association of Counties meeting, were stunned to hear the House tax committee vote to remove the annual indexing of the homeowner’s …

Eye on Boise: Idaho lawmakers tax talks draw criticism

Watchers of the Idaho Legislature are reeling over the news that a panel of state lawmakers from both houses has been meeting all summer to discuss tax policy and tax …

Eye on Boise: Idaho cabin land swaps stall

BOISE – Three land exchanges designed to swap state-owned lakefront cabin sites for commercial property elsewhere were unexpectedly rejected by the Idaho State Land Board last week, after state lawmakers …

Parent-teacher group seeks input on school reform

BOISE – The group behind the referendum campaign to challenge Idaho schools Superintendent Tom Luna’s “Students Come First” reform laws is launching a new project aimed at gathering ideas on …