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Tax Cut Bills Work Their Way Through The Idaho Legislature

More than 400 bills are working their way through the Idaho Legislature in what has been a very busy week for lawmakers.

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A Democratic gubernatorial candidate has officially resigned from the Idaho Legislature to focus on her campaign.

A proposal to update Idaho's nearly 50-year-old sex education law sparked too many concerns for lawmakers to advance the legislation on Friday.

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A bill that would block bond or levy proposals that fail at the ballot box from reappearing in front of voters for at least a year passed the House State Affairs Committee.

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Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's budget chief has apologized to state budget writers after accusing them of creating a slush fund to be used exclusively by the Idaho Legislature.

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A national Democratic group is coming to Idaho on Saturday to try and help Idaho Democrats get a foothold in local races.

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During a wide-reaching press conference Thursday, Governor Butch Otter (R) defended the involvement of Lieutenant Governor Brad Little (R) in allowing insurance companies to offer plans that don’t comply with federal law.

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Retired Boise Catholic priest W. Thomas Faucher made his first in-person appearance at the Ada County Courthouse this morning.

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Idaho state senators are digesting public opinion backing proposed science standards for public schools that include several references to man made climate change.

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Insurer Blue Cross of Idaho submitted plans this week to state regulators that open the door for policies that don’t comply with the Affordable Care Act – something pushed by Governor Butch Otter.

Idaho officials don't have to destroy information right away that came from tracking collars placed on wolves and elk by a helicopter crew that landed illegally in a wilderness area where engines are prohibited.

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