Idaho Gov. Brad Little

Idaho Gov. offers paid time off for COVID vaccine, calls on businesses to follow...

Idaho Gov. Brad Little is taking the lead on offering paid time off to employees who get the COVID-19 vaccine. "This morning, I informed Idaho state employees we’re offering them a new benefit – four...

What’s the COVID-19 vaccination rate at Idaho’s care facilities? We don’t know.

A bare minimum of 10,000 residents and 7,000 staff at Idaho long term care facilities have chosen to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, based on data provided to the Idaho Capital Sun by the Idaho...
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State to review policies as Reclaim Idaho requests updated financial analysis of education ballot...

A newly revised financial analysis issued Wednesday found Reclaim Idaho’s updated education ballot initiative adheres to a new tax law the Legislature passed earlier this year.  Overall, the initiative would increase income taxes by $323.5...
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Federal judge halts Biden pause on new oil and gas leases across the U.S.

A federal judge in Louisiana has ordered the Biden administration to restart regular sales of oil and gas leases, forcing the administration to prematurely abandon a central piece of its climate change agenda. In a...

State Board of Education endorses full-day kindergarten

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on June 16, 2021 The State Board of Education wants Idaho to fund full-day kindergarten. On Wednesday, the board gave the idea its unanimous support, the first step in a process that...

Boise schools were sole ‘target’ of lawmaker’s indoctrination search

Originally posted on IdahoEdNews.org on June 16, 2021 As of Monday, Rep. Priscilla Giddings’ $100,000-plus public records request for Boise school curriculum was the only one she made in her search for public school indoctrination...
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We don’t review tax exemptions in Idaho. Could models in neighboring states work here?

Editor’s note: This is Part II of an ongoing series examining the various aspects of Idaho’s tax exemptions and lack of a legislative review process. Part I can be found here.  With the exception of...
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Optics of G-7 meeting shows America is stronger when it works with its global...

The optics of the G-7 meeting are encouraging. President Joe Biden was warmly received by our closest allies, and plans were laid to forge a joint strategy to confront China, our principal geopolitical adversary....
Rep. Greene Holds Press Conference Discussing The "Fire Fauci Act"

Marjorie Taylor Greene in new attack on Fauci demands his salary be stripped

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia on Tuesday led a group of House Republicans calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci, formalizing their intense criticism of his public statements and actions...
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Mayors of U.S. cities plead for federal funds to alleviate housing crisis

WASHINGTON — The mayors of cities in Ohio, Montana and Arizona stressed the need for affordable housing to be included in any congressional infrastructure package during a Tuesday hearing before the U.S. Senate Banking,...

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