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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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Idaho Secretary of State’s offices launches election misinformation reporting tool

By: - October 28, 2022

The Idaho Secretary of State’s office launched a new web portal Friday that will allow Idahoans to report election-based misinformation ahead of the Nov. 8 general election, according to a press release. Secretary of State Lawerence Denney encouraged voters in the release to be aware of misinformation and report anything on social media that appears […]

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In Idaho’s secretary of state race, one candidate has support from both sides

By: - October 28, 2022

It’s not often that a candidate in an opposing political party, running for the same statewide office, says the state will be fine even if the other guy wins. But that’s what is happening in the race for Idaho’s next secretary of state. The Idaho Secretary of State is an executive office responsible for administering […]

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Two Idaho school districts receive $5 million in federal grant funds for electric buses

By: - October 26, 2022

Two Idaho school districts will receive more than $5 million in total grant funding for electric buses as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Bus Program, the first round of a five-year, $5 billion federal initiative that was approved through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, according to a press release. Genesee School District in […]

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Bill prohibiting public drag performances to be introduced in upcoming Idaho legislative session

By: - October 18, 2022

A bill that would ban drag performances in all public venues will be introduced in the first days of the next session of the Idaho Legislature in January, Idaho Family Policy Center President Blaine Conzatti told the Idaho Capital Sun. Conzatti and other conservative activists around Idaho and across the country have protested against events […]

Idaho Supreme Court

Idaho Supreme Court seeks comment on revisions to cameras in the courtroom policies

By: - October 17, 2022

The Idaho Supreme Court is seeking input on proposed revisions to court rules involving cameras in the courtroom, according to a press release. Proposed amendments to Idaho Court Administrative Rule 45 are attempting to align the rule with modern practices by removing the distinction between organizations that produce still photography and organizations that produce video. The rule otherwise remains […]

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No action on election-related publication, Idaho Secretary of State decides

By: - October 14, 2022

No charges or fines will be levied against the Kootenai County Republican Central Committee over its participation with a publication called The People’s Pen after an investigation by the offices of the secretary of state and the attorney general. Deputy Secretary of State Chad Houck said while there was one invoice entirely paid by the […]

Idaho legislative candidate returns haircut expenditures after campaign finance complaint

By: - October 11, 2022

A campaign finance complaint related to personal expenditures for haircuts has been resolved after the Democratic candidate in a legislative district in Pocatello said he will repay the $92. Nate Roberts is a candidate for the Idaho Legislature in Seat B of District 29, which is an open seat with no incumbent. Roberts’ opponent, Jake […]

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Lawsuit claims Idaho health department discriminates against trans people seeking health care

By: - October 10, 2022

Two Idaho residents have filed a federal lawsuit against the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare alleging discriminatory policies for denying transgender individuals Medicaid coverage for gender reassignment surgery, according to the complaint. The transgender women go by TB and MH in the court documents and are 18 and 21 years old, respectively. They have […]

Justices ask pointed questions of attorneys about abortion laws at Idaho Supreme Court hearing

By: - October 6, 2022

Attorneys for Planned Parenthood and the state of Idaho argued over the fundamental right to have an abortion at the Idaho Supreme Court on Thursday morning in a case considering the constitutionality of three Idaho abortion laws, including a near-total abortion ban that has been in effect for six weeks. Planned Parenthood and one of […]

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New free market-focused Idaho policy center wants to have ‘adult debates’

By: - October 5, 2022

The directors of a new policy center that will research topics related to the free market, individual liberty and limited government held an official launch party Wednesday morning on the steps of the Idaho Capitol alongside three Idaho legislators. The Mountain States Policy Center calls itself a free market think tank and plans to issue […]

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Canyon County voters urged to vote absentee leading up to Idaho’s general election

By: - October 5, 2022

Voters in Canyon County are encouraged to vote absentee on Nov. 8 to help reduce long lines and wait times on Election Day, according to a press release from the Canyon County Elections Office. Canyon County Clerk Chris Yamamoto said in the release that the two-page ballot in the May primary led to an average […]

Candidates for Idaho's U.S. Senate seat

Idaho Senate candidates debate federal government’s role in health care, social issues

By: - October 4, 2022

Candidates in the race for one of Idaho’s Senate seats in the United States Congress covered a wide range of issues at a debate held Monday night, with an emphasis on inflation, national debt and abortion. U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, is seeking his fifth term in the U.S. Senate, a seat he has held […]