Lawmakers consider changes to sex education enrollment

Members of the public testified before Idaho state lawmakers about a sex education bill that would change the procedure for enrolling students in the course
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APNewsBreak: Medicaid recipients could be required to work

Draft legislation involving voter-approved Medicaid expansion in Idaho would require recipients to meet similar work or employment training as the state require
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Bill to increase Idaho election finance transparency fails

Legislation intended to make more public who is donating to candidates and political causes in Idaho has been put on hold after a diverse array of nonprofit gro
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House rejects plan to take Idaho off daylight saving time

Idahoans will continue springing ahead and falling back
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Updates to Idaho mining law advances despite some concerns

Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho's mining law has passed a House committee despite concerns from two conservation groups that it could leave taxpayers wi
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House OKs bill allowing alcohol sales in old theaters

Legislation to allow 13 historic Idaho theaters to sell alcoholic beverages during movies has passed the House
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Authorities arrest man in 1995 death of Idaho teen

Authorities say they have arrested a man in the death of a 14-year-old girl whose body was found in a southern Idaho river more than two decades ago
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House passes bill to examine maternal deaths in Idaho

Legislation to determine why so many Idaho women die while pregnant or due to complications from childbirth in Idaho is heading to the Senate
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Idaho gov: Legislature must fund Medicaid before adjourning

Idaho Gov. Brad Little says the Legislature must fund a voter-approved expansion of the state's Medicaid program before lawmakers adjourn for the year
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Bill to raise fee for private forest owners goes to governor

Legislation that will for the first time in 16 years raise the assessment private forest owners pay the state to make sure logging is done in a sustainable way
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Budget committee approves $2.2 billion for Idaho schools

The Legislature's budget-setting committee has approved about a 6 percent increase to $2.2 billion for public schools in grades kindergarten through 12th grade
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Bill to keep Idaho wolf control board headed to governor

Legislation to keep operating an Idaho board that pays a federal agency to kill wolves that attack livestock and elk is on its way to Gov. Brad Little
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Southwest Idaho men charged with raping

Three southwestern Idaho men have been charged with raping a woman, and a 16-year-old juvenile has also been taken into custody
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Budget committee gives OK for new veterans home in N. Idaho

Lawmakers on a budget-setting committee have voted unanimously to approve money for a new veterans home in northern Idaho
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Electric vehicle drivers could soon travel farther in Idaho

A state official says electric vehicle owners in Idaho must still stick close to their home cities, but that could change in the next two to three years as more
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New Idaho law to make overdose reversal drug more available

Idaho's governor signed legislation aimed at reducing opioid deaths in the state by making naloxone overdose reversal medication more available
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Idaho snowboarder hit by SUV dies

Idaho State Police say a snowboarder who tried to jump a road outside a ski area boundary has died
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Third man arrested in 2013 deadly shooting at Oklahoma store

Oklahoma authorities say they've arrested a third person in the shooting of a 77-year-old man who was killed during a robbery more than five years ago
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Bill to legalize hemp introduced in Idaho

An Idaho House of Representatives committee will introduce legislation to legalize the growth, transportation and sale of hemp throughout the state
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Victims' rights amendment heads to Senate

Legislation to amend the state's constitution to expand the rights of crime victims and their families is headed to the Senate
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Idaho Democrats walk out as redistricting plan advances

Three Democrats on a House panel considering a change to the Idaho Constitution involving redistricting walked out in protest before the 10 Republicans voted un
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Men arrested in Alabama in 2013 slaying in Oklahoma

Alabama authorities say they've arrested two people in the shooting death of a man who was killed during a robbery in Oklahoma more than five years ago
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Legislation would alter Idaho's redistricting commission

Legislation to add a seventh member to the state's independent commission in charge of redrawing congressional and legislative maps every decade will get a hear
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Idaho water legislation bill headed to governor's desk

Legislation to end years of litigation and help finalize an agreement involving water rights in heavily populated southwestern Idaho is headed to the governor's
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