One of the largest tax reduction bills ever proposed in Idaho's history is headed to the House floor for debate. The $200 million tax cut plan is designed to offset the Republican tax overhaul that President Donald Trump signed into law in December.
UPDATE: Authorities say they now know what was causing the "booms" in the Shoshone area during the weekend. According to the Shoshone Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies determined the sounds were made by Tannerite, or exploding targets, southwest of Shoshone.
UPDATE: Cases of whooping cough have been reported in Minidoka County, according to South Central Public Health District, this in addition to reports of students with the respiratory disease at a school in Twin Falls and the Kimberly School District.
New K-12 science standards are receiving push back from Idaho lawmakers for the third year in a row, despite efforts to downplay the negative impacts of human activity on climate change to appease Republican members.
An Idaho House panel has introduced legislation that would require cities, counties and other taxing districts to wait one year before a failed bond or levy could be placed back on the election ballot.