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UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017

Idaho lawmakers study trucking taxes, then opt for no change

After months of hearings and reports, an interim committee of the Idaho Legislature charged with re-examining truck registration fees in Idaho – in the wake of a 2010 state report …

Idaho bill pushes 8-cent gas tax hike

BOISE – A bill calling for sharp increases in Idaho’s gas and diesel fuel taxes, as well as a 50 percent increase in car registration fees, was introduced in the …

Most Idahoans want roads fixed; fewer support options that could pay for upgrades

BOISE – Most Idahoans believe Idaho’s roads and bridges need big fixes or they’ll fail in the next 10 years, according to a new University of Idaho survey. However, the …

Batt chides Idaho for not raising gas tax

BOISE – Former Idaho Gov. Phil Batt on Thursday urged Idahoans to step up and fund road improvements, saying failure to raise the gas tax for nearly 20 years is …

Eye on Boise: Lawmakers ready if city won’t go their way

BOISE – The state Legislature makes the laws, including the ones that say cities can govern local planning and zoning issues. “So if we give them the authority, we also …