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Eye on Boise: Denney gets a do-over on his budget

Eight days after a stunned Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney said lawmakers had “gutted” his budget, the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee did a re-do, and relented on providing $1.2 million …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 4:55 p.m.

Lawmakers question tax commissioner nominee over marriage

Idaho lawmakers took turns grilling a newly appointed state tax commissioner over concerns surrounding her marriage to one of the Legislature’s most vocal tax cut proponents.


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:56 a.m.

Idaho House panel clears big tax-cut bill on party-line vote

A $200 million income tax-cut bill cleared the Idaho House tax committee on Monday on a straight party-line vote, with all GOP members backing it and just the panel’s two …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 5:33 p.m.

Idaho bill would let motorists shoot injured animals at roadside

Idaho House Majority Leader Mike Moyle wants to write the state’s current roadkill salvage rules into state law, and add an additional provision: That motorists can shoot a badly injured …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Idaho House suspends rules to pass unemployment tax cut right away

The Idaho House has voted unanimously – 69-0 – in favor of legislation to cut unemployment insurance taxes for Idaho employers by $115 million over the next three years; the …


UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 10:59 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers kill tax break for employers, end legislative session

A $115 million unemployment insurance tax rate cut for Idaho employers fell victim to late-session battles between the Idaho House and Senate on Wednesday, as lawmakers ended a stormy legislative …


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:52 p.m.

Idaho House hijacks unemployment insurance tax cut bill to add on income tax cuts

Idaho House members hijacked the Senate-passed unemployment tax rate cut on Thursday and decided to amend it to add an income tax cut into the bill.


UPDATED: Thu., March 23, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

Bill threatening Idaho transit systems introduced, then killed

An influential Southern Idaho lawmaker introduced last-minute legislation Thursday that would have undermined regional transit authorities around the state, including CityLink in North Idaho, but by the end of the …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 10:16 p.m.

Bill to cut corporate and personal tax rates in Idaho clears committee

Tax-cut legislation that would trim Idaho’s top personal and corporate income tax rates cleared a House committee Tuesday on a party-line vote and headed for the full House.


Idaho House panel backs tax-cut bill

An Idaho House panel has cleared a $22.6 million tax cut proposal that would lower tax rates for the state’s top individual earners and businesses.


Idaho bill raises gas tax, cuts grocery sales tax and credit

BOISE – Idaho House Republican leaders introduced complicated legislation Wednesday to make big changes in Idaho’s tax system – lowering the top income tax rate, removing the sales tax from …


Idaho daylight saving time bill withdrawn

BOISE – Idaho’s bill to do away with the “fall back” and “spring forward” of daylight saving time is dead. Turns out, what was proposed – year-round daylight saving time …


Otter vetoes SB 1080 amid conflicts over bill’s funding

BOISE – Changes in Idaho law designed to make sure public corruption and open meeting law violations by county officials are adequately investigated have been vetoed by a governor who …


Eye on Boise: Places marked in leadership races

BOISE – When current Idaho House Majority Caucus Chairman Ken Roberts, R-Donnelly, leaves the House to become a state tax commissioner on Monday, he’ll leave behind what’s shaping up to …