Tag: 2017 Idaho Legislature

Supreme Court keeps grocery tax on the books

In a divided and nuanced decision, the Supreme Court kept the sales tax on groceries intact. The $80 million repeal could affect available funding for K-12 and higher education.

Conservative group praises 2017 Legislature

“More legislators than ever before voted in support of legislation to restrain the size and power of government,” Idaho Freedom Foundation president Wayne Hoffman said Friday, as the group issued its 2017 scorecard.

Otter signs $1.7 billion K-12 budgets

Still hanging fire: a bill to repeal the state’s grocery tax, and a $315 million highway and infrastructure bill. Otter has voiced his opposition to the grocery tax repeal.