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Changes in Idaho Senate GOP could make it resemble the House

Several primary election losses by Republicans in the Idaho Senate could lead to a shift toward the right for the Senate that could align it more closely with the Idaho House of Representatives.  Victorious Republican challengers in north and east … Continue reading

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Legislature approves voter ID requirement

Voters in Idaho will likely need to bring photo identification when they head to the polls in November.  The Idaho Senate approved a plan requiring voters to show ID to poll workers when they vote, though it would allow people … Continue reading

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Legislation increasing recorder fees approved

Both chambers of the Idaho Legislature have approved a plan to increase fees for getting land titles and other records from county clerks and recorders. The price of the first page would increase from $3 to $10. All subsequent pages … Continue reading

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Fees for county records could increase

The price of getting land titles and other records kept by county clerks and recorders in Idaho could increase, but would still be among the lowest in the nation. The Senate State Affairs Committee approved a proposal to raise the … Continue reading

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Proposal would help doctors tell ITD about bad drivers

The Senate Transportation Committee Tuesday approved legislation that could shield physicians from lawsuits, disciplinary procedures, or other formal complaints if they act in good faith in recommending that a patient should not be driving. Doctors can assist families struggling to … Continue reading

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Enhanced animal cruelty laws approved by Senate panel (video)

Proposed legislation to augment Idaho’s animal cruelty laws as well as define and penalize the torture and neglect of animals was approved by a Senate committee on Tuesday. Sen. Tim Corder, R-Mountain Home, is backing the proposed changes. He also … Continue reading

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