- Malloy: Transit worker wrong to use fake ID on news website Updated: Aug-26-15 5:23 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday a Department of Transportation official was wrong to post comments on a website using a false identity to advocate for the $567 million Hartford-to-New Britain bus-only corridor.
- 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 senator calls for action on nuclear waste Updated: Aug-19-15 10:43 am
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - Idaho Sen. Jim Risch on Tuesday called on state leaders to take action on two proposed shipments of nuclear waste.
- Idaho replaces mile marker 420 with 419.9 to thwart stoners Updated: Aug-18-15 5:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - If you're looking for milepost 420, you won't find it in Idaho.
- Otter declines to order investigation of Planned Parenthood Updated: Aug-14-15 5:57 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter said he will not launch an investigation into Planned Parenthood facilities in Idaho despite receiving a request from nearly 30 Republican state lawmakers.
- 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.
- Idaho Supreme Court listens to betting-machine arguments Updated: Aug-11-15 5:39 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Justices on Idaho's highest court listened to legal arguments on Tuesday over whether lucrative betting machines should remain legal in the state.
- 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.
- The Latest: Wildfire evacuees begin to trickle back home Updated: Aug-06-15 7:04 pm
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- Arizona gets extension to meet REAL ID license requirements Updated: Aug-05-15 8:50 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday the state has been given extra time by the federal government to develop a driver's license that complies with new federal security rules mandated by the 2005 REAL ID Act, a move that means state residents will likely be able to continue using their current documents at airports and federal buildings for five more years.
- Federal court says Texas voter ID violates Voting Rights Act Updated: Aug-05-15 8:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that Texas' voter ID law has a "discriminatory" effect on minorities in a victory for President Barack Obama, whose administration took the unusual step of bringing the weight of the U.S. Justice Department to fight a wave of new ballot-box restrictions passed in conservative statehouses.
- 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.
- How does latest federal ruling affect Texas' voter ID law? Updated: Aug-05-15 6:42 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - A federal appeals court declared Wednesday that Texas' strict 2011 voter ID law has a "discriminatory effect" on minorities and violates the Voting Rights Act. But the three-judge panel's unanimous, 49-page decision also overturned a lower court's previous assertion that the law amounted to an unconstitutional "poll tax." Here's a closer look at the ruling, the law and where the case stands now.
- Three-year investigation into Bingham hospital complete Updated: Aug-04-15 2:58 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - The three-year investigation into Bingham Memorial Hospital involving alleged employee misconduct and misuse of charitable assets has concluded.
- 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.
- Driver caught after leading police 170 miles to Baker City Updated: Jul-29-15 6:20 am
BOISE, Idaho - A driver is facing charges after he led police on a 170-mile chase from Mountain Home to Baker City, Oregon.
- Former Idaho House Speaker Boyd dies at 86 Updated: Jul-28-15 12:07 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho - Former Idaho House Speaker Tom Boyd has died.