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Keep drivers safe by banning cell phone use, Idahoans say

by Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor
By huge majorities, Idahoans want the Legislature to enact a statewide ban on handheld cell phone use while driving. And if the state won’t do it, then Idahoans want local governments to have that power, a new Idaho Politics Weekly poll shows. Pollster Dan…
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In competing with Trump & courts, feeble Congress has only itself to blame

by LaVarr Webb, Publisher
The uproar over Pres. Trump’s emergency declaration to raise money for his border wall…

Conservative group aims for middle ground

by Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
When I began covering Idaho politics with the Post Register some 35 years ago, it was…
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Raybould works to shake up public notices

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
Those who regularly read a newspaper often see an array of legal and other public notices…

Legislative apportionment ain’t broke; doesn’t need fixin’

by Jim Jones
After much partisan wrangling in the Legislature and lengthy fighting through the courts,…
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Guest opinion: Committee assignments mean we have Idaho covered

by Idaho Congressional Delegation
Congressional committees are central to the legislative process. Committees provide…
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Press release: Legislation avoiding government shutdown has benefits for Idaho

by Super User
The legislation passed last week keeping the federal government open also included a…
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Press release: Energy, Salmon, Agriculture & Community: Can We Come Together?

by Andrus Center press release
Gov. Cecil Andrus worked closely with the Northwest’s governors from both parties to…
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Political news notes: Lots of action in Idaho politics

by Staff
Bill giving historic theaters right to sell alcohol heads to House floor. On Monday, Rep.…

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Boise Chamber Congressional Forum with Jim Risch   
When: Thursday, February 21, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W Chinden Blvd, Boise, ID
Join us to hear from U.S. Senator Jim Risch at our first Congressional Forum of 2019. More info and register here.

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