Logan Finney

Logan Finney

Logan Finney is a North Idaho native with a passion for media production and boring government meetings. He grew up skiing, hunting and hiking in the mountains of Bonner County and has maintained a lifelong interest in the state’s geography, history and politics. Logan joined the Idaho Reports team in 2020 as a legislative session intern and stayed to cover the COVID-19 pandemic. He was hired as an associate producer in 2021, and they haven’t been able to get rid of him since.

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Dispute continues between Idaho Republican Party and Bingham County GOP

By: - September 29, 2023

This story was originally published on Idaho Reports on Sept. 28, 2023. A dispute between the state Republican party and a local party continued in court on Thursday over whether the Bingham County Republican Central Committee violated its rules and bylaws during its election of new officers over the summer. Former Bingham County Republican chairman Dan […]

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Appeals court keeps Idaho’s transgender student athlete law on pause

By: - August 17, 2023

This story was originally published by Idaho Reports on Aug. 17, 2023. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will continue to block Idaho’s “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” from taking effect while litigation over the law’s merits continues. The state law bans transgender women and girls from competing on female student athletic […]

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Idaho Senate passes resolution to support EMS coordination plan

By: - February 21, 2023

This story was originally published on the Idaho Reports blog on Feb. 21, 2023. The Idaho Senate passed a resolution on Tuesday that directs the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to work on a statewide planning, coordination and funding system for emergency medical services. Earlier in the morning, the Senate recognized a group of […]

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Bill to prohibit student IDs at Idaho polls clears committee

By: - February 16, 2023

This story was first published by Idaho Reports on Feb. 16, 2023. The Idaho House State Affairs Committee approved two election-related bills on Thursday, including one to prohibit the use of high school or university student ID cards for voter identification at the polls. Rep. Tina Lambert, R-Caldwell, said that student ID cards lack the […]