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Boise’s stadium proposal built on iffy financial foundation

The financial plans we have been seeing for the  Downtown Boise Stadium are built on a sinking foundation. The city of Boise expects the Greater Boise Auditorium District (GBAD) to pay $5 million for the [...]

ITD might spend $50 million on Eastern Idaho wildlife crossings

The city of Island Park, just minutes from Yellowstone National Park, has seen an interesting coalition form around wildlife advocacy: environmentalists and the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD). Winding its way through Island Park is US [...]

House Bill 301

Bill Description: This bill would change oil and gas regulations for producers, landowners, and distributors. Rating: +2 Does it give government any new, additional, or expanded power to prohibit, restrict, or regulate activities in the [...]

Senate Bill 1188

Bill Description: This bill would approve authority for $300 million in Grant Anticipation Revenue Vehicle, or GARVEE, bonds and establish a new Capacity, Safety, and Congestion Mitigation Program. Rating: -1 Analyst’s Note: This bill would [...]

Senate Bill 1191

Bill Description: This bill amends numerous aspects of the regulation process for dietitians in the Idaho Code. Rating: -1 Analyst’s Note: This bill is a revised version of House Bill 129 from earlier this session. [...]

Senate Bill 1183

Bill Description: This bill would insulate all individuals who allow firearms on their property from lawsuits. Rating: +1 Does it violate the spirit or the letter of either the US Constitution or the Idaho Constitution? [...]