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Deputy AG: nullification would lead to secession

Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General Briane Kane told a crowd at an American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho (ACLU) event Tuesday that allowing states to nullify federal laws, a topic broached by Idaho lawmakers the past few years, would lead … Continue reading

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Appeals court sides with Idaho, other states on individual mandate

A federal appeals court in Georgia ruled Friday that the federal health care reform’s requirement that people buy health insurance or pay a fine is unconstitutional.  Idaho was one of 26 states to sue the federal government to block the … Continue reading

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Otter approves $11 million in federal health reform money

Gov. Butch Otter launched an official “Fighting Obamacare” website Thursday, listing the ways he’s disapproved of federal health care reform. The page includes his executive order, signed earlier this year, saying that any state agency wanting to comply with the … Continue reading

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New Idaho economic forecast predicts higher tax revenue

A new state economic forecast predicts Idaho will take in $2.6 billion during the current budget year, a slight increase from earlier predictions, though it also cautions that the economy is still recovering slowly. “The Idaho economic outlook turned unseasonably … Continue reading

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Crapo not on deficit ‘super committee’

Sen. Mike Crapo won’t be on the dozen-member “super committee’ charged with coming up with $1.5 trillion in debt reduction by Thanksgiving. Crapo has worked on brokering a debt solution for much of the past year, but wasn’t picked by … Continue reading

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Election Day, 2010 – the voters get their chance to be heard

For months politicians throughout the state have been asking voters to give them their support on Election Day, Nov. 2. Now it is the voters’ turn to be heard. Idaho voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect a full … Continue reading

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