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- Tuesday, July 18, 2017
By Melissa Davlin and Seth Ogilvie, Idaho Reports The Idaho Legislature has been violating the Constitution for 50 years, and as a result, will have to stay after school until it turns its homework in. Oh, and you’ll still have to pay that 6 percent sales tax on your groceries. All that and more, according […] Read more
- Monday, July 10, 2017
By Seth Ogilvie, Idaho Reports Most people following the the grocery tax repeal veto drama are focused on the political drama of the court’s pending decision (Republican lawmakers challenging a Republican governor’s veto) and the fiscal impacts — not just for Idahoans’ grocery bills, but for the state’s coffers. But as Idaho Reports […] Read more
- Friday, May 19, 2017
On Friday, acting governor Brad Little signed an executive order on licensure review, instructing all state agencies to report on occupational licensing by July 1, 2018 to determine “whether the licensure requirements are necessary and in the public interest,” according to the press release from Little’s office. You can read the press release here. In […] Read more
- Saturday, April 29, 2017
On Friday, the Idaho Supreme Court released a decision allowing the ACLU of Idaho’s lawsuit over public defense to go forward in district court — nearly two years after the initial challenge, and ten years after the State Appellate Public Defender first asked for a study on Idaho’s indigent defense. While we wait for the court to […] Read more
- Friday, April 28, 2017
By Melissa Davlin and Seth Ogilvie, Idaho Public Television The Idaho Supreme Court will allow a challenge on Idaho’s public defense system to go forward, partially rejecting the state’s argument that it isn’t the correct defendant in the case, and holding that the state is not immune from the lawsuit. The court agreed that there are […] Read more
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