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.
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 year in a row.
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.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has allowed a nearly $320 million transportation funding plan to become law despite lodging multiple criticisms against key aspects of the measure.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The chairman of the House Health and Welfare Committee says his $10 million proposal to provide limited primary care services to Idahoans poorest doesn't have enough votes to pass a legislative hearing.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's Horse Racing Commission is scrambling to avoid a funding crisis after its primary revenue source evaporated earlier this year with the closing of the state's largest horse racing track.