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Budget turmoil spills out into the open
February 11, 2024 1 a.m.

Budget turmoil spills out into the open

District 1 legislators discuss local issues, legislation, and concerns in the Bee's weekly Notes From Boise column.

Steps for Schools walking challenge kicks off
February 3, 2024 1 a.m.

Steps for Schools walking challenge kicks off

The Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health program rewards legislators and constitutional officers for walking during February and provides funding to Idaho schools.

Legislators take steps to help schools
February 5, 2023 1 a.m.

Legislators take steps to help schools

A pair of District 1 legislators are taking part in the annual Steps for Schools walking challenge. A record 75 elected officials in Idaho, including 37 newcomers, are participating in the annual event, a program of the Blue Cross of Idaho Foundation for Health. The program, which promotes the importance of being physically active, also helps legislators raise funds for local schools.

Idaho lawmakers hire firm to appraise federal public lands
June 11, 2022 1 a.m.

Idaho lawmakers hire firm to appraise federal public lands

Idaho lawmakers have hired a Utah company to appraise federal land in three counties to determine how much tax revenue the land would generate if it was privately owned and subject to property taxes.

Sage G. Dixon
April 30, 2022 1 a.m.

Sage G. Dixon

Legislative District 1, Idaho House of Representatives, Seat 1B candidate

Idaho moves ahead on plan to appraise federal land for taxes
November 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Idaho moves ahead on plan to appraise federal land for taxes

Idaho is roughly 63% federal public land, but that land isn't taxable by local governments

Advocacy group announces plans to challenge new initiative law in court
April 20, 2021 1 a.m.

Advocacy group announces plans to challenge new initiative law in court

Reclaim Idaho representatives say they plan to file a court challenge to a new law requiring signatures from 6% of citizens in all 35 legislative districts instead of 18 for initiatives

The process of going from an idea to a bill
February 16, 2020 midnight

The process of going from an idea to a bill

The Friday before last was the final day that potential bills were able to be introduced into our afternoon committees in the House. This deadline resulted in a flurry of activity among the legislators, and a group of exasperatedcommittee secretaries who were having to repeatedly redo agendas for that Friday’s meetings.