Quantcast
Home / News / Law & Government (page 20)

Law & Government

Idaho’s e-cigarette industry prepares for new rules (access required)

Treasure Valley electronic cigarette business owners are anticipating big changes as cities, states and national authorities begin adopting rules governing the sale and use of e-cigarettes. “We’ve been waiting for the FDA to put something down for years now,” said ...

Read More »

Judge keeps prison lawsuit moving during FBI probe

A federal judge says he won’t put a lawsuit against a major private prison company on hold while the FBI investigates the company for possible criminal fraud charges. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge made the ruling the week of March ...

Read More »

Attorney general issues warning on tax credit bill

Soon after the state Senate on March 17 approved a measure to create tax incentives for large businesses, the attorney general’s office warned that the bill could leave Idaho “constitutionally vulnerable.” The legal opinion objects to giving the seven-member Economic ...

Read More »

Capital City Development Corp. sued over broken ankle

A woman who says she slipped on ice and broke an ankle while walking on the Grove Plaza in downtown Boise plans to sue the city’s urban renewal agency. The Idaho Statesman reported March 14 that Sheryl Lambert  filed a tort ...

Read More »

Cloud computing tax exemption moves forward (access required)

An Idaho House panel approved a high tech-backed extension of a sales tax exemption on cloud-based software despite concerns from the Idaho State Tax Commission that the new legislation carries a multi-million dollar price tag. A year ago, lawmakers approved ...

Read More »

U.S. Supreme Court hears severance pay case (access required)

Is a severance package a form of employment income, or does it constitute a supplemental unemployment benefit? The answer makes a big difference when it comes to income taxes, and it’s now up to the justices of the U.S. Supreme ...

Read More »

Bill to help payday loan borrowers passes Senate

A plan to give people who use payday loans more leeway in settling their debt passed the Idaho Senate. The bill, which passed 21-13 March 10, would let borrowers set up a payment plan to return the money if they ...

Read More »

Idaho lawyers’ salaries are close to national average (access required)

The good news first: If you can find a job, you might get a raise that’s bigger than you hoped. The bad news: Finding full-time employment as a lawyer is tougher than as it has ever been. According to Robert ...

Read More »