April 27, 2015
It seems that women need not apply to the federal district court bench in Idaho.
A secretive selection process that Idaho’s two senators have launched to find a replacement for U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge appears to be ignoring female candidates.
From The Spokesman-Review
April 21, 2015
Gov. Butch Otter has signed HB 324 into law, sharply increasing fines for violations of the Idaho Open Meeting Law. Fines for regular violations would rise from $50 to $250; fines for knowing violations would rise from $500 to $1,500; and fines for knowing, repeated violations would rise from $500 to $2,500.
From Eye on Boise/The Spokesman-Review
April 1, 2015
Kootenai County now has a consistent, uniform policy to ensure public records requests are processed and handled according to state laws and court rules.
From the Coeur d’Alene Press
- City council admits illegally voting via email
- Wasden: Under Idaho Public Records Law, Clinton emails would be available
- Otter: Open government is fundamental
- Southeast Idaho couple learns the steep cost of government access
- Bateman’s retooled bill to raise fines for open meeting law violations wins support
- North Idaho rep leads opposition to raising fines for Open Meeting Law violations