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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.
Politics Senate to debate legal limits on unmanned planes Senate to debate legal limits on unmanned planes
The Senate Transportation Committee introduced legislation Thursday that would require police to establish probable cause or obtain a warrant before using drones in an investigation.
Politics Idaho lawmakers, gov agree on revenue forecast Idaho lawmakers, gov agree on revenue forecast
The Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee voted 14-4 Tuesday to support the estimate Otter announced Monday, which foresees 2014 revenue of $2.8 billion, for about 5 percent more than the current year.