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Idaho County Association

Bill on Local Option Building Code Exemption for Owner-Builders Fails to Clear Senate Committee

A bill that would have provided cities and counties authority to have local option exemptions from building codes for owner-builders of homes failed to pass out of a Senate Local Goernment & Taxation Committee... Read More

AIC News

DEQ offering free nitrate screening to private well owners...

Free nitrate screenings will be offered to private well owners February 21 and... Read More

LHTAC T2 Center Registration now Open for Spring Classes...

LHTAC T2 Center ... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy People

Check out noteworthy things being done and honors received by people in Idaho... Read More

AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as... Read More

AIC Shines Its Community Spotlight on Juliaetta

Juliaetta lies on the eastern edge of Idaho’s fertile Palouse. Fields of wheat, lentils, peas, oats and barley interspersed with tree-covered ravines and forests of coniferous trees surround the city. The Potlatch River flows on the eastern edge of the city where it forms the border between Latah and Nez Perce Counties... Read More

 

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ICRMP News

Congratulations to the 89 members who successfully completed the Risk Management Discount Program this year! Click HERE to see if your agency succeeded. Highlights from this year’s discount program include:
  • 23,890 online courses completed
  • 20,774 policies reviewed
Interested in participating in the next Risk Management Discount Program?  Visit the ICRMP website this Spring for information on the next discount program beginning in June 2017.
 

Regional

Wyoming may make it illegal to pretend pet is a service animal

Misrepresenting a pet as a service animal may become... Read More

Dona Ana ordered to pay $90,000 in public records

Dona Ana County has been ordered to pay $90,000 to pet advocacy group... Read More

Salt Lake City Council wants to pay for street...

As the battered pavement bears new scars from another punishing winter, Salt Lake... Read More

Provo city ordinance prohibits homeless campers in public areas

After hearing from the police department that more residents and businesses were calling... Read More

Legislature kills second resolution opposing federal land transfer or...

A resolution introduced in the state House against selling federal lands or transferring... Read More

Idaho News

Idaho lawmaker reintroduces bill banning sanctuary cities

A Republican lawmaker has revised a proposal seeking to ban so-called "sanctuary cities"... Read More

Idaho Lottery procurement bill heads to governor's desk

Legislation requiring the Idaho State Lottery to comply with the state's contracting laws is headed to the governor's desk for approval... Read More

Highway fund-shift bill away from ISP dies in House...

The House has killed legislation from House Transportation Chairman Joe Palmer, R-Meridian, to... Read More

Idaho lawmakers mull letting ‘personal delivery robots’ roll on...

Robots could be rolling down Idaho sidewalks delivering everything from groceries to books and clothes if lawmakers greenlight a pending bill... Read More

 

Thousands expected to flock to Weiser...

Weiser is one of the top cities in the country to witness the August 21st total solar eclipse. The city is expecting anywhere from 15,000 to 30,000 people to flock to the western Idaho town to catch a glimpse... Read More

 

Big crowd turns out for hearing on constitutional convention...

More than 200 people showed up for the Senate State Affairs Committee meeting... Read More

Bill limiting early voting headed to Idaho Senate

The Idaho House has advanced a measure that would put limits on early... Read More

Authorities investigating claims dairy polluted drinking water

Manure water appears to be flowing from faucets in homes northwest of town, and investigators are probing whether a nearby dairy is to blame... Read More

 

Education center at Idaho Falls zoo receives $500,000 donation

The Idaho Falls City Council has voted to accept a $500,000 donation to... Read More

Eye on Boise: Diverse group urges Idaho to invest in early-childhood education

The best thing Idaho can do for its kids, its workforce and its economy is invest in early-childhood education, citizens told a state senate committee last week... Read More

How did Idaho get its shape?

When Abraham Lincoln signed the act creating Idaho Territory on March 3, 1863, it was a large rectangle that included... Read More

National

4 Safeguards Cities Should Consider When Collecting Constituent Data

Recent moves by the Trump administration make it critical that cities rethink their... Read More

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Anti-Discrimination Law

The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a... Read More

When Red Statehouses Overrule Blue City Halls

Cleveland is one of many U.S. cities impacted by state preemption laws... Read More

Bill advances to require police to sell seized guns

The Utah House decided Thursday that perfectly good guns should not be wasted... Read More

What's Behind Declining Transit Ridership Nationwide?

Pick a culprit: The rise of ride-hailing services, budget cuts, cheap oil, or... Read More

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