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Young Girl Carries AR-15 Into Statehouse
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Young Girl Carries AR-15 Into Statehouse

February 24, 2020 7

Young Girl Carries AR-15 Into Statehouse by Shari Dovale Though it is the most gun-friendly state in the nation, an 11 year old girl carrying an AR-15 into the Idaho statehouse can still raise eyebrows. […]

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?
Editorial/Opinion

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer?

January 29, 2020 1

Can Taxing Districts Take ‘No’ for an Answer? By Ronald Nate, Ph.D. and Lindsey Zea Idaho laws put clear limits on local governments’ taxing, spending, and regulating ability. As sure as water runs downhill though, […]

2020 Legislative Session Kicks Off
Idaho

2020 Legislative Session Kicks Off

January 12, 2020 0

2020 Legislative Session Kicks Off By Rep. Priscilla Giddings The legislative session kicked off with Governor Little’s 2nd State of the State address. His goals for the year were mixed: some good, some not so good. […]

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators
Agenda 21/2030

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators

July 9, 2019 0

National Caucus of Environmental Legislators by Karen Schumacher The National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL) is a “nonpartisan network of legislative champions to protect, conserve, and improve the natural and human environment” for “advancing sound […]

Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules
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Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules

May 29, 2019 2

Public Comment Wanted on Idaho Administrative Rules Governor Little Proposes To Cut And Simplify One-Third Of All Rule Chapters Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little is accepting public comment through June 11 on the administrative […]

Inaction On Regulations A Great Accomplishment
Idaho

Inaction On Regulations A Great Accomplishment

April 19, 2019 0

Legislature’s Inaction On Agency Regs May Be Its Greatest Accomplishment By Wayne Hoffman The most monumental thing the 2019 Idaho Legislature did is what it didn’t do: The Legislature didn’t reauthorize thousands of pages of […]

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana
Agriculture

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana by Rep. Dorothy Moon

April 3, 2019 4

Hemp Is NOT Marijuana by Rep. Dorothy Moon On December 20, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill which allowed Americans to legally grow, use, and transport hemp products. I was excited and encouraged to […]

Legislative Session Indirect Democracy
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Senate Bill 1159: Direct or Indirect Democracy

March 28, 2019 6

Senate Bill 1159: Direct or Indirect Democracy By Representative Heather Scott After listening to several hours of testimony on SB1159, I have been trying to determine if there is a bigger picture.  I Keep thinking […]

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process
Editorial/Opinion

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process

March 27, 2019 1

SB 1159 and the Initiative Process by Brent Regan The “Voter Initiative” is in the crosshairs of Senate Bill No. 1159 which seeks to add additional requirements on the initiative process. These additional requirements include: […]

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