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Idaho Lottery gives record $36.5 million back to state schools, buildings (video)

Idaho stores sold a record $147 million in lottery tickets during the past year, and the state lottery is giving $36.5 million to the state’s public schools and Permanent Building Fund.  The dividend going back [...]

Idaho’s last state budget officially balanced, says Controller Jones

A $69.6 million transfer from several state funds helped balance the recently-completed Idaho state budget, according to State Controller Donna Jones. “In accordance with law, Idaho’s budget is balanced,” Jones said in a news release. [...]

Semanko criticizes feds, Minnick in statement supporting Arizona’s illegal immigration law

Idaho Republican Party Chairman Norm Semanko had harsh words for President Barack Obama for the decision by the U.S. Department of Justice to sue Arizona over new laws designed to stop illegal immigration. He also [...]

Republicans favor posting construction costs roadside, while one Dem opposes it

A few weeks ago, IdahoReporter.com posted an article about why the two largest transportation agencies in the state, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) and the Ada County Highway District (ACHD), don't post financial information about construction [...]

Crapo, Minnick divided on financial reform bill in Congress

A plan to overhaul financial regulations in Congress is receiving differing opinions from lawmakers from Idaho.  Democratic U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick voted for the plan, saying that there’s more good than bad in the plan, [...]

Health and Welfare spokesman: Thayn can work a day in our shoes if he wants

There's a rift developing between state Rep. Steve Thayn, R-Emmett, and employees with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) after Thayn, in a previous story on IdahoReporter.com, implied that agency employees want to [...]