Local Politics

Idaho lawmakers look for ways to nullify vaccine mandates

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho should adopt a health policy that would make vaccine status a private medical record that employees could refuse to make available to employers as a way to thwart President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate, an attorney…

Idaho lawmakers to discuss vaccine mandate with eye on reconvening

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Lawmakers on a committee that considers state sovereignty issues have bumped up their planned meeting next week to Wednesday to consider President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate. The meeting announced Monday is a potential avenue to reconvening…

Idaho Supreme Court overturns tougher ballot initiative law

The ruling issued Monday was a win for Reclaim Idaho, a group that successfully sponsored a Medicaid expansion initiative three years ago and that is now working to qualify an initiative for the ballot that aims to increase public education funding.

Primary Election: Here's where to drop off your ballot today

SPOKANE CO., Wash. -- Have you turned in your ballot for the Primary Election? On Tuesday, voters in Spokane County have their last chance to decide which local candidates should advance to the November 2 General Election. On the ballot are…