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House Bill 217 — Public vote on urban renewal

Bill description: HB 217 would increase the opportunity for voter input on the use of urban renewal dollars. Rating: +2 Does it in any way restrict public access to information related to government activity or [...]

House Bill 217 could mean a vote on the Boise stadium, but only certain circumstances would lead to a vote on the library

Yesterday, Idaho legislators introduced House Bill 217, that would require a public vote before urban renewal dollars could be spent on public projects, such as a library or stadium. The significance of this bill expands [...]

House Bill 130 — Annexation by Cities

Bill description: HB 130 would specify public notice requirements for city annexations and make changes to increase accountability on how private lands are annexed. Rating: +1 Does it in any way restrict public access to [...]

House Bill 128 — Cities annexation

Bill description: HB 128 repeals and replaces a section of code regarding how cities may annex private lands. Rating: +2 Does it in any way restrict public access to information related to government activity or [...]

Senate Bill 1071 — Collection of attorney fees

Bill description: SB 1071 would fill a gap in existing law by granting licensees governed by certain licensing authorities eligibility to collect attorney’s fees as the prevailing party in a lawsuit. Rating: +1 Does it [...]

City election manual allows advisory votes any year, but state law says only even years

Since the February 19 Boise City Council meeting, there has been much public confusion on if and when a city can initiate an advisory vote—like an advisory vote on the library and stadium projects in [...]