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Idaho governor touts funding for education, public safety

Jan. 09, 2023 18:31 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little announced proposals Monday for property tax relief, education funding and efforts to fight the influx of illegal fentanyl during his annual State of the State address. The Republican governor's speech, which outlines his top budget and...

Idaho Legislature likely to focus on education, property tax

Jan. 07, 2023 15:32 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Education funding, property tax relief and a tug of war over how best to use Idaho's whopping budget surplus will be a focus for lawmakers as they gather in Boise on Monday for the start of the 2023 legislative session. As usual, Republicans hold a...

EXPLAINER: Killings of 4 Idaho students fuel online sleuths

Dec. 02, 2022 17:33 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The killings of four University of Idaho students nearly three weeks ago have grabbed the attention of thousands of would-be armchair sleuths, many of whom are posting speculation and unfounded rumors about the fatal stabbings online. Relatively few details have...

Victims' families urge love, kindness as Idaho campus mourns

Dec. 01, 2022 18:45 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — As hundreds of students mourned together inside the University of Idaho's stadium Wednesday night, family members of four slain classmates urged them to raise their eyes from grief and focus on love and the future. “The only cure to pain is love — it's the...

Local police say 2 other stabbings, Idaho killings unrelated

Nov. 26, 2022 18:01 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Almost two weeks after four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death in their rooms, local police and federal agents continue to follow leads, but said they have ruled out any connection to two other stabbings in the Pacific Northwest. “There have...

Lawyers seek to block Idaho execution of terminally ill man

Nov. 22, 2022 14:44 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A terminally ill man scheduled to be executed in mid-December for his role in the 1985 slayings of two gold prospectors in Idaho is asking a federal court to block the execution. Attorneys for 66-year-old Gerald Ross Pizzuto Jr. asked the court in documents...

Idaho lawmakers working on additional 'ESG' legislation

Nov. 21, 2022 16:52 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Potential new laws intended to limit state investments or contracts with companies that factor in such things as climate change and workers’ rights into their business practices will likely be introduced in the upcoming legislative session, lawmakers said Monday. ...

Idaho OKs death warrant for man who killed gold prospectors

Nov. 16, 2022 22:29 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho authorities issued a death warrant on Wednesday for a terminally ill man who is facing execution for his role in the 1985 slayings of two gold prospectors. The warrant sets Pizzuto’s execution by lethal injection on Dec. 15, but officials said they...

Idaho House seat goes to Republican after glitch reported

Nov. 10, 2022 17:59 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — What initially appeared to be a Democratic win in the Idaho House has turned into a Republican victory after a glitch in reporting early voting was corrected in south-central Idaho, a state election official said Thursday. Chief Deputy Secretary of State Chad...

Republicans maintain control in deeply conservative Idaho

Nov. 09, 2022 18:05 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Republicans maintained their hold in the deeply conservative state on Tuesday by retaining all statewide offices, a U.S. Senate seat, both seats in the U.S. House and supermajorities in both chambers of the Statehouse. Republican Gov. Brad Little easily...