Idaho Politics

Idaho John Birch Society

The John Birch Society

Editor’s note- This is the first of a three-part series looking at some of the extreme political groups active in Idaho today. In every society,...
Lessons Learned in Conserving a Bird

Lessons Learned in Conserving a Bird

The sage grouse issue showcases Idaho’s ability to tackle tough issues and come out on top On February 21, Governor Little signed a proclamation naming...

The breakdown: 3 things to know about hemp in Idaho

In late January, Idaho State Police seized 6,701 pounds of a leafy green substance on January 24th from a semi-truck during a Port of...
4 things to know about the Medicaid expansion Supreme Court case

The breakdown: 4 things to know about the Medicaid expansion Supreme Court case

Earlier this week, the Idaho Supreme Court heard oral argument in Regan v. Denney, a case which challenges the constitutionality of the voter passed...

Regina Bayer is officially the Senator for District 21

On Monday, January 28th, Regina Bayer (R-Meridian) was officially sworn-in as a Senator. Regina was the top-ranked choice on a list of three names provided...
Nathan Anderson

Rep. Anderson’s son filling in

Representative Neil A. Anderson (R-Blackfoot) nominated his son, Nathan P. Anderson, to perform the duties of his office while he is temporarily out of...
Idaho House of Representatives

Six bills sailed through the House today, making licensing easier in Idaho

Today in the Idaho House of Representatives, six bills passed easily, which will streamline and/or reduce barriers to licensing for various occupations. Most of...

The blight of social media mobs

This submission was originally published as a guest opinion in Idaho Politics Weekly. This last week, we saw an avalanche of instant media condemnation aimed at a...
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The Jim Caucus

There are rumors of a group gaining power and influence within the Idaho Republican Party. Don't underestimate THE JIM CAUCUS. Starring: Senator Jim Patrick, Senator...

Cost-sharing bill for repair of wells to be discussed again Wednesday

In the Senate Resources & Environment Committee on Monday, Director of the Idaho Department of Water Resources, Gary Spackman spoke regarding Senate Bill 1001,...
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