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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North Idaho Republican committee will host U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene as keynote speaker

By: - December 8, 2022

The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee announced U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Georgia, will be the keynote speaker for its Lincoln Day Dinner in February, one of the committee’s largest fundraising events. Since she was first elected in 2020, Greene has promoted antisemitic and white supremacist conspiracy theories, along with the QAnon conspiracy theory that […]

Former Idaho Democratic legislator dies from heart attack

By: - December 7, 2022

Former state Rep. Hy Kloc, a Democrat who represented Boise in the Idaho Legislature from 2013 to 2018, died Tuesday night from a heart attack, according to an announcement from the Idaho House and Senate Democrats. He was 75.  Kloc was born to Polish parents in Essen, Germany, in 1947 in a camp for people […]

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack

Seven Idaho companies receive USDA loans to help expand services, create jobs

By: - December 7, 2022

U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Tuesday that the department has allocated $981 million for 242 projects to help create new and improved market opportunities and expanded essential services for rural communities and businesses across the country, according to a press release. Seven of those projects are located in Idaho. The funding will […]

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New coalition seeks tax rebate stories from Idaho families to help craft legislation

By: - December 7, 2022

Organizations working on a tax rebate proposal for the upcoming legislative session beginning Jan. 9 are asking Idaho families to submit their stories about how state tax rebates have helped them, according to a press release. The Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy has partnered with PODER of Idaho and several other community organizations to create […]

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Idaho parents frustrated by Empowering Parents grant program delays

By: - December 6, 2022

Boise resident Shannon Orr and her three children are exactly the type of people the Idaho Legislature intended to help through the Empowering Parents Grant Program. She has been homeschooling her children for nearly three years, her family’s income is below $60,000 and she needed more educational materials for her lesson plans. But nearly two […]

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Idaho Secretary of State’s office seeks information to upgrade election management systems

By: - December 5, 2022

The Idaho Secretary of State’s office is soliciting market information from interested vendors who offer software solutions for election management and campaign finance reporting, according to the office’s website. A request for information typically precedes a request for proposal, when vendors submit bids to secure a contract with the state to provide a product. The […]

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Idaho DEQ awards more than $59 million to municipalities for water improvements

By: - December 5, 2022

The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality announced grant awards of more than $59 million from federal American Rescue Plan Act funds to improve 11 drinking water and wastewater systems across the state, according to a press release. The $59.1 million in construction grants are part of $300 million distributed through the State Revolving Loan Fund […]

Idaho House of Representatives

New Idaho House representatives fill committee rosters leading up to session

By: - December 2, 2022

The Idaho House of Representatives announced its full slate of committee assignments Friday morning, with many changes to committee chairmen and membership.   Nearly half of the Idaho Legislature’s membership is new on the House side, making many of the committees almost unrecognizable from the previous legislative session. Speaker of the House Mike Moyle, R-Star, said […]

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Idaho Democrats lose one of two seats on powerful budget-setting committee

By: - December 2, 2022

In a historical departure, Idaho House Democrats will have half as many members on the Legislature’s powerful budget-setting committee in the 2023 legislative session, after Republican leadership cut the Democratic seats from two to one. The House announced its committee assignments during a short floor session Friday morning. The Appropriations committee, which is a joint […]

The Senate in session at the Idaho Capitol on April 6, 2021.

Idaho Senate selects new committee leaders for 2023 legislative session

By: - December 1, 2022

The Idaho Senate chose its committee assignments during Thursday’s organizational session at the Idaho Capitol, with nearly all new chairmen leading committees. The organizational session takes place in December before a new legislative session begins in January, and with many new legislators and new leadership, the committee rosters look much different than they did during […]

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Newly elected Idaho officials talk taxes, upcoming legislative session at annual conference

By: - November 30, 2022

Concerns about the economy, budget outlooks, property taxes and other subjects were the focus of the 76th annual Associated Taxpayers of Idaho Conference on Wednesday, with legislators and newly elected officials in attendance about a month before the next legislative session begins. The Associated Taxpayers of Idaho is a nonprofit organization that produces reports related […]

Phil McGrane

Incoming Idaho secretary of state announces four top hires for new office

By: - November 30, 2022

Secretary of State-elect Phil McGrane announced four hires who will join his staff in January when he is sworn in, according to a press release. The four include Nicole Fitzgerald as chief deputy, Brooke Brourman as deputy legislative counsel, Jason Lehosit as deputy policy director and Chelsea Carattini as communications director. The Idaho Secretary of […]