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Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris

Kelcie Moseley-Morris is an award-winning journalist who has covered many topics across Idaho since 2011. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Idaho and a master’s degree in public administration from Boise State University. Moseley-Morris started her journalism career at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, followed by the Lewiston Tribune and the Idaho Press.

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Reporting error reverses one Idaho Democrat’s apparent legislative win

By: - November 10, 2022

The number of votes counted in Jerome County were incorrectly reported on the Idaho Secretary of State’s office website, which made it appear that a Democratic candidate won a House seat, the Jerome County Elections Office said in a press release Thursday. While the Jerome County release did not specify which candidates were affected, Deputy […]

Idaho voters approve amendment allowing Legislature to call itself back for special sessions

By: - November 9, 2022

With nearly 98% of precincts reporting on Wednesday afternoon, Idahoans approved a constitutional amendment that will allow the Idaho Legislature to call itself back into session without the approval of the governor, with 52% voting yes, a total of 286,845 votes. The Idaho Legislature passed Senate Joint Resolution 102 in the 2021 legislative session with […]

Republicans sweep statewide, federal offices in Idaho’s general election

By: - November 9, 2022

Idaho Republicans made a clean sweep of races for statewide office in the 2022 midterm election, including federal congressional races, with 72% of counties reporting results as of early Wednesday morning.  In one of the most closely watched Election Day races in Idaho, former Republican U.S. Rep. Raúl Labrador emerged victorious and will be the […]

Arkoosh and Labrador side-by-side

In Idaho’s AG race, candidates battle over the philosophy of the office

By: - November 7, 2022

The battle to be Idaho’s next attorney general is one of the most consequential statewide races in 2022 that will be decided on Nov. 8. Under Idaho law, the attorney general’s office is part of the executive branch and is responsible for providing legal representation for the state of Idaho, including its state agencies, offices […]

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In one of Idaho’s congressional races, three different philosophies on the ballot

By: - November 7, 2022

The 2022 midterm election is the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began and since former President Donald Trump left office that voters will have a chance to react to how congressional representatives responded to both events. As the incumbent, Republican Rep. Russ Fulcher’s record on COVID stimulus bills, infrastructure bills and his response to […]

Idaho treasurer candidates Deborah Silver and Julie Ellsworth

In race for Idaho’s treasurer, an accountant returns to challenge the incumbent

By: - November 7, 2022

Most Idahoans don’t think about the office of Idaho’s state treasurer often — unless controversy arises around management of funds.  The treasurer is responsible for receiving, holding and investing billions of dollars of state money and keeping records of those transactions. The treasurer also is responsible for overseeing the state’s credit rating, which helps to […]

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Bundy campaign fined $250 by Idaho Secretary of State for ‘Don’t Vote’ signs

By: - November 4, 2022

Correction: The donation total from Jerry Jones to Ammon Bundy has been updated and is less than the total that was reflected in the Idaho Secretary of State’s Sunshine system earlier this week.  The Idaho Secretary of State’s office has imposed a fine of $250 and instructed Ammon Bundy’s gubernatorial campaign staff to add the […]

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality awards 20 grants for water studies using federal funds

By: - November 3, 2022

More than $1 million in funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act have been granted to 20 municipalities across Idaho to plan improvements to drinking water and wastewater systems, according to a press release from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. The American Rescue Plan dollars were allocated to the Department of Environmental Quality […]

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Idaho Department of Labor partners with county for Cascade Community Job Fair

By: - November 3, 2022

Jobs in government, law enforcement, education, health care, hospitality, retail, recreation and more will be available at a community job fair in Cascade on Nov. 9, according to a press release from the Idaho Department of Labor. The Community Engagement and Career Event will take place between 2-6 p.m. at the Valley County Emergency Operations […]

Flag on top of money pile

PACs spent nearly $2.4 million to oppose ballot initiative, various Idaho candidates

By: - November 2, 2022

While most statewide and legislative races haven’t changed much in terms of fundraising since early September, the ads and materials funded by political action committees and other individuals are flooding Idahoans’ mailboxes and social media feeds. According to the Idaho Secretary of State’s Sunshine database, 169 political action committees across Idaho have raised $3.6 million […]

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Idaho Secretary of State’s office working to find source of ‘Don’t Vote’ signs

By: - November 1, 2022

The Idaho Secretary of State’s office is working to determine the source of signs posted around the Treasure Valley with a message that says, “Don’t Vote” and a QR code that redirects to the campaign website for Ammon Bundy, who is running as an independent candidate for governor. The QR code brings up dontvoteidaho.com, followed […]

Brandon Woolf

Idaho controller says he will continue transparency efforts if re-elected

By: - October 31, 2022

The Idaho controller is responsible for paying the bills of the state’s 90 agencies and the salaries of its 25,000 employees. That includes conducting internal audits of state spending, maintaining a centralized financial management system and paying claims against the state. Controller Brandon Woolf has held the office since 2012, and while he technically has […]