Quantcast
Home / News / Law & Government (page 21)

Law & Government

Idaho seeks to force Texas oil company to turn over records (access required)

Idaho officials sought to force a Texas oil company to turn over records following an evaluation showing what the state calls “discrepancies” involving production records. The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission voted 5-0 on Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for ...

Read More »

IRS issues guidance on deductibility of business meals

The IRS is making it simpler for business owners to deduct the cost of meals with customers and clients. The agency last week issued guidance for the deductibility of food and meals under the tax law enacted in December. The ...

Read More »

Work advances on state government center in west Boise (access required)

Idaho state lawmakers decided two years ago to buy the former Hewlett-Packard campus in West Boise and make it a center for state offices, but so far no state agencies have moved in. Construction is underway, however, and the first ...

Read More »

Group cites central Idaho mine pollution in lawsuit (access required)

An environmental group has filed a federal lawsuit contending state officials are violating federal law by failing to prevent toxic discharge from the abandoned Triumph Mine in central Idaho. The Idaho Conservation League in the lawsuit filed last month says ...

Read More »

Idaho high court considers ‘defamation by inference’ lawsuit

The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a case that could determine whether individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied — but didn’t outright say — something defamatory. The issue arose in a lawsuit brought ...

Read More »

Idaho governor appoints John Judge as district judge (access required)

Idaho Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter has appointed a magistrate from Moscow, Idaho to the Second Judicial District judgeship. Otter on Wednesday appointed John C. Judge to the position left vacant by the recent appointment of Judge John Stegner to ...

Read More »

Proposed Lochsa River designation draws strong opposition (access required)

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Residents fear that agencies will have more authority over a northern Idaho river if it is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A majority of people who attended a Wednesday meeting in Grangeville voiced ...

Read More »