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Stories with organization: Idaho State Legislature
  • Officials seek to limit corporate naming in Idaho parks 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 5:01 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Idaho officials aren't ruling out that new state parks could be named after private companies that give large donations or sponsorships, but a recently proposed set of rules would severely limit business' ability to acquire naming rights.

  • Idaho, Oregon lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 6:36 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - A bipartisan effort seeking to change the way the country pays to fight disastrous wildfires has been renewed after stalling repeatedly from lawmakers hesitant to approve letting firefighting agencies use dollars meant for natural disaster rather than money set aside for fire prevention.

  • N. Idaho lawmaker to lead powerful budget committee 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 1:28 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Republican state Sen. Shawn Keough of Sandpoint has been appointed to co-chair Idaho's powerful budget-setting committee.

  • President signs legislation creating new Idaho wilderness 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 4:12 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - President Barack Obama on Friday signed a wilderness bill protecting 275,000 acres in central Idaho.

  • Idaho lawmakers scrutinize state's contracting system 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 8:01 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Lawmakers are considering revamping the state's contracting system after seeing a string of scandals plague some of Idaho's most expensive contracts for years.

  • Judge: Idaho's anti-dairy spying law is unconstitutional 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 10:05 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - A federal judge ruled Monday that Idaho's law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional, giving animal rights activists across the country hope that the decision will pave the way to overturn similar laws in other states.

  • Marley to chair Idaho Democratic Party 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 1:20 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - Former Idaho lawmaker Bert Marley of McCammon has been elected chairman of the Idaho Democratic Party.