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UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 2:09 p.m.

Idaho GOP lawmaker criticized over social media post

An Idaho state representative is being criticized for what critics say was a threatening social media message directed at young students protesting the state GOP convention.

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

Campaign finance reform bill introduced, over two North Idaho reps’ objections

Over the objections of two North Idaho lawmakers, campaign finance reform legislation was introduced in the Idaho Legislature on Tuesday, requiring more frequent and more detailed reporting by candidates and …

Eye on Boise: Lawmakers say they want to ease state licensing rules

More than a dozen GOP lawmakers announced last week that they’re forming a “Regulatory Reform Joint Subcommittee” to examine the rules and regulations of state occupational licensing boards and look …

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: Ada County asks Rep. Giddings to repay homeowner’s exemption

Ada County is moving to collect back taxes from state Rep. Priscilla Giddings, R-White Bird, for claiming a homeowner’s exemption for her Garden City home in 2016 while also claiming …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:47 a.m.

Lawmaker: Idaho House Republicans unwilling to unite

An Idaho lawmaker says that an effort to unite the state’s conservative representatives by forming a new caucus has stalled because some Republican legislators are unwilling to work for a …

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:34 p.m.

Plans for conservative ‘Freedom Caucus’ in Idaho House on hold amid dissension

The co-sponsor of a new legislative caucus for Idaho’s House conservatives said the effort has temporarily stalled, largely because certain “far-right” lawmakers seem unwilling to work toward consensus.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 11:03 p.m.

Residency questions raised about controversial north-central Idaho lawmaker

A controversial north-central Idaho legislator, who’s made her mark as an extreme stickler for the rules, may not have been qualified to run for the office she holds because she …

UPDATED: Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

Idaho lawmakers approve $320 million-plus transportation funding package

Complex and controversial transportation legislation barely squeaked through the Idaho Senate on Tuesday and then cleared the Idaho House Tuesday evening, calling for a $320 million-plus investment in Idaho’s road …

UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:16 p.m.

Notary law update sails through Idaho Senate panel

The Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee made relatively short work Monday of approving an update to the state’s notary public laws.

Idaho lawmaker in the news: Priscilla Giddings

Priscilla Giddings Hometown: White Bird, Idaho

UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:39 p.m.

Idaho House grinds to a halt amid fears about notary bill, United Nations

The Idaho House ground to a halt Monday, as a handful of lawmakers fearful about international implications of a bill updating Idaho’s notary laws forced an hour-plus reading of the …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 9:43 p.m.

Reluctant Idaho lawmakers forward a bill to outlaw gambling machines that bring $3 million a year to state coffers

A reluctant House State Affairs Committee voted 10-5 Thursday to forward legislation to outlaw the Idaho Lottery’s “TouchTab” vending machines to the full House, but without the customary recommendation that …