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UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 10:54 p.m.

Idaho Legislature wraps up 80-day legislative session without overriding Otter’s vetoes

The Idaho Legislature wrapped up an 80-day legislative session on Wednesday, opting at the end not to try to override a veto from Gov. Butch Otter, though lawmakers had remained …

UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

Idaho House fails to override Otter’s veto of teacher-evaluation bill

Idaho lawmakers failed to override Gov. Butch Otter’s first veto of the year on Tuesday, failing to even rally a majority of the House – let alone the required two-thirds …

Grocery tax repeal veto prompts debate in Idaho over powers of Legislature, governor

After Idaho Gov. Butch Otter vetoed a popular bill to remove the state’s 6 percent sales tax from groceries, North Idaho Sen. Steve Vick is renewing his push to change …