According to the State of Idaho's COVID-19 website, June 24 was one of the most difficult days in the Gem State's battle against the novel coronavirus, with 223 confirmed new cases and an additional 20 probable cases reported—the highest number of reported cases since the beginning of the pa…

At an April 24 press conference, Gov. Brad Little began the process of reopening Idaho's economy, laying out a four-phase plan. Named "Idaho Rebounds," the plan would gradually allow businesses to resume operations as COVID-19 metrics improve, though he said that "all criteria must be met be…

Just weeks after Utah became the 19th state to ban the contraversial practice, Idaho Rep. John McCrostie introduced a bill that would ban conversion therapy for minors in the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee on Feb. 10. It's McCrostie's fourth attempt, and it has already made real pr…

A bill that would add the words "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" to the Gem State's 1960s-era human rights law has been introduced in the Idaho Senate. Unfortunately, said Sen. Maryanne Jordan, who submitted the change as a personal bill on Jan. 14, that isn't a historic first.

<p> The day that the Idaho House of Representatives returned from its own three-day adjournment basically ended with a bad joke. </p> <p> Rep. Ken Roberts, the House majority caucus chair, rose to a small lectern and said, "I know how they felt when they launched Microsoft …

<p> Though charges that the Idaho Legislature "does nothing" are more true this year than most, lawmakers have been doing something for the past four months, and Gov. C. L. "Butch" Otter has signed nearly 250 bills to prove it. </p> <p> They may not be the exact bills that …

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