Coronavirus

Bill to ease vaccine worker compensation clears Idaho panel

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Proposed legislation making it easier for employees to get worker compensation if they become ill after taking an employee-mandated vaccine cleared a House panel on Tuesday. The House Judiciary, Rules & Administration Committee sent the measure…

Idaho lawmakers meet to take on federal vaccine requirements

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers in a first-ever move in state history reconvened the Legislature on Monday after more than five months off to put forward about three dozen bills dealing with COVID-19 vaccine and mask requirements. The House…

Business group opposes Idaho lawmakers setting vaccine rules

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state’s top business lobby group will oppose any attempts by the Legislature to impose restrictions on businesses requiring employees get COVID-19 vaccines, the group’s president said in a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday. Idaho Association…