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Politics New emails suggest Cover Oregon leaders started celebrating far too early New emails suggest Cover Oregon leaders started celebrating far too early
The On Your Side Investigators uncovered new emails sent to and from the woman who was in charge of building the Cover Oregon website. They suggest everyone from state leaders to project managers to the software vendor powering the project was oblivious to the scope of the website’s failure on the day it was supposed to launch.
Politics Wash. state eyes 1st abortion insurance mandate in U.S. Wash. state eyes 1st abortion insurance mandate in U.S.
With 21 states having adopted bans or severe restrictions on insurance companies from paying for abortions, Washington is alone in seriously considering legislation mandating the opposite.
Politics Senate Democratic budget extends standoff with GOP Senate Democratic budget extends standoff with GOP
An exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters domestic programs targeted for cuts by House Republicans.
Politics The offices of Idaho's Legislators: 'It's who we are' The offices of Idaho's Legislators: 'It's who we are' (Photo Gallery)
With paintings of George Washington, family photos and plaques from the Future Farmers of America, Idaho lawmakers who virtually live at the Capitol this time of year have personalized their offices, providing a home away from home while conducting the people's business.
Politics Girl Scout cookies taxes Girl Scout cookies taxes (Video)
Idaho is one of only 2 states that tax Girl Scout cookies. The tax on a box of girl scout cookies is 22 cents. The Girl Scouts of Silver Sage say each year that adds up to nearly $152,000.