Bill to affirm gun rights awaits Gov. Otter’s signature The Idaho Senate floor approved a bill to rewrite Idaho’s existing concealed carry law Wednesday with a 30-5 vote, and Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will soon make a decision regarding its implementation. The bill, H.B. 301 sponsored by Sen. Curt McKenzie, R-Boise, said the rewrite would […]
Idaho Senators change their vote, pass bill Following declarations of death by deadlock, the cannabidiol oil bill was rolled back into the House State Affairs committee Thursday morning and passed with a 12-4 vote after reconsideration. Previously, the committee convened Monday to vote on passing the same bill, which resulted in an 8-8 tie and […]
Standing for faith Andrew Jenson 03.09.2015
No apology needed for Sen. Nuxoll’s comments Following her protest of the first Hindu prayer in the Idaho Senate March 3, led by Reno cleric Rajan Zed, Sen. Sheryl Nuxoll of Cottonwood stated, Hinduism “is a false faith with false gods.” Nuxoll made it clear that she couldn’t pray to any false gods. Predictably, this […]
News Briefs Staff Report 03.06.2015
ASUI Elections For those planning to run for a senate seat or the presidency in the spring ASUI election, the final date to file elections packets is March 11. Packets are available on OrgSync, on the ASUI website and in the ASUI office, and all prospective candidates must submit their packets to the ASUI office […]
BOISE — The Idaho Criminal Justice Commission will present a new bill to the Idaho Senate Feb. 6, potentially changing the way the state handles human trafficking laws.