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Idaho House members voted to approve the controversial Guns on Campus bill Thursday, March 6 after nearly an hour of debate.
The controversial issue of whether more guns should be allowed on the campuses of Idaho's public universities and colleges is now in the hands of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
There were some tense moments in downtown Lewiston Wednesday, when a man claiming to have a gun stole a Goodwill truck.
Several people were injured early Thursday after driving their cars into a gaping hole on a washed-out road in North Idaho.
A request to stagger the issuance of food stamps to thousands of Idaho residents made its way out of the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee this morning, even though funding for the project has yet to be ironed out with the office of Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
A 61-mile stretch of U.S. Highway 12 in northern Idaho near the Montana border is closed due to avalanche danger.
Legislative budget writers this morning have set a budget for the state's four-year colleges and universities that matches the governor's recommendation for a 6.6 percent increase in state general funds, though it's slightly higher, at 7 percent, in total funds; Gov. Butch Otter's recommended total-funds increase was 6.4 percent.
The Idaho Realtors Association proposed legislation today to remove the indexing of the homeowners exemption from property taxes to the Idaho Housing Price Index, instead setting it at a fixed $90,000 at the high end.
State lawmakers are plowing through a sea of bills, hoping to keep on course for an early March 21st end of session.
Police on Tuesday turned away James St. Goddard in the hallway outside the office of the governor, who was not there at the time, the Independent Record reported .
A south-central Idaho prosecutor says a Gooding County sheriff's deputy acted appropriately when he shot a 39-year-old woman following a car chase.
Mr. Smith went to Washington in 1939. There, an idealistic, small-town do-gooder faced off against a mendacious Senate working on behalf of shady power-brokers to push industry-written legislation that would enrich its favored special interests.
Add the Words advocates added a new element to their string of Statehouse protests this afternoon, in hopes of encouraging more Idahoans to support their cause without risking arrest.
A plan to provide financial relief for Idahoans who successfully fight the government's seizure of their land under eminent domain is headed to the Senate floor.
Over twenty LGBT rights activists sporting "Add the Words Idaho" t-shirts and covering their mouths with their hands were arrested for blocking all four entrances to Idaho governor C.L. "Butch" Otter's office today.
As part of a Ken Burns documentary, hundreds of people around the nation are reciting the Gettysburg Address including dozens in the Idaho state Capitol today.