Stories tagged: ron nate
Sun., April 1, 2018
Huckleberry pie, Sharia law and CBD oil: proposals in the Idaho Legislature that had steam but went cold
Some legislative proposals made a big splash early in this year’s Idaho legislative session, only to quietly fade away later, and never become law.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
An eastern Idaho fourth-grade class wants huckleberry pie to be designated as the official state dessert, and an Idaho House committee – despite some dissent – agreed to introduce the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Four Idaho Supreme Court justices had sharp questions for both sides, as they heard arguments Thursday in a court challenge to Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation repealing the state’s …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 4 a.m.
When Idaho’s legislative and executive branches face off in court on June 15, much will be at stake.
UPDATED: Wed., May 3, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter filed to intervene Wednesday in a lawsuit in which his veto of a grocery tax repeal bill is being challenged by state lawmakers, saying it’s both …
Sun., March 26, 2017
Eye on Boise: Idaho lawmakers restive as session drags on past targeted adjournment date; also, legislative limericks
With what was supposed to be the last day of the session past and no agreement yet on a transportation funding bill between the House and Senate, Idaho lawmakers are …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 11:21 p.m.
When the Idaho House briefly went at ease on Tuesday, Rep. Ron Nate, R-Rexburg, was heard on an open mike saying, “We all know our districts. We know that there …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
After much debate and lots of questions, an Idaho House panel rejected legislation Tuesday encouraging the state’s schools to offer elective gun-safety classes.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
An Idaho House panel has spiked legislation encouraging public schools to offer gun safety courses as electives.