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GOP Idaho Senator Slows Huge Bill in Fight Over Forest Name
A Republican Idaho senator slowed passage of Congress' huge spending bill because the measure renamed a wilderness area in his state after a deceased Democratic governor.
Idaho Lawmakers Near Adjournment Under New Rules
Idaho's House finished its work for the year on Thursday with Senate lawmakers expected to be done soon after.
Idaho Governor Signs Bill Toughening Abortion Rules
Idaho is continuing its campaign against abortion with Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter signing legislation into law that will increase reporting requirements for abortion providers.
Idaho Moves Ahead with Possible Grizzly Bear Hunting Season
Idaho officials have started the process of opening a grizzly bear hunting season this fall that would allow the killing of one male grizzly.
Idaho Bill Easing Driving Without Privileges Heads to Governor
A proposal reducing the penalties for driving with an expired license is on its way to the Idaho governor's desk for consideration.
New Idaho Child Tax Credit Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk
A proposal that would increase an Idaho child tax credit to provide more tax relief to families is on its way to the governor's desk for consideration.
Idaho Health Care for the Poor Proposal Stalls Once Again
An Idaho health care proposal to provide insurance to the state's neediest population is once again dead for the year.
Idaho Panel OKs Funding for New Reading Test
Idaho budget writers have tweaked the spending plan for Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra's office to include funding for a new statewide reading test for young students.
Brazilian Meatpacker Sells US Cattle Feedlot Operations
A Brazilian meatpacking company that has property in south-central Idaho has sold its U.S.-based Five Rivers Cattle Feeding operation as part of a $1.8 billion divestment of assets.
Yellowstone Bison Slaughter Protester Pleads Guilty
A man who chained himself to a concrete-filled barrel in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughter has pleaded guilty.
Bill Repealing 2016 Non-compete Law Heads to Governor’s Desk
A proposal reversing a contentious 2016 law that made it easier for Idaho employers to sue former employees over non-compete agreements is headed to the governor's desk for consideration.
Idaho Lawmakers OK Adult Scholarship Bill
A proposal that would funnel a portion of Idaho's scholarship fund to help adults finish their undergraduate degrees is headed to the governor's desk for consideration.