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.
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.
Republicans on an Idaho House panel have once against agreed to introduce anti-Sharia law legislation designed to prevent Idaho courts from making decisions based on Islamic or other foreign legal codes.
Idaho lawmakers on an economic outlook committee are predicting that the state will see roughly $3.8 billion in tax revenue in the 2019 fiscal year — a more than 5 percent increase from the previous year, mirroring Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's revenue projections for the sixth yea…
Idaho's legislative budget writers approved about $3 million for treating inmates with severe liver disease as well as half a million dollars to add 99 beds to the state's prison system as inmate populations continue to rise amid rapid state growth.
State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to reduce Idaho's health coverage gap. A house committee introduced legislation on Monday that would allow the state to seek two federal waivers to the Affordable Care Act.