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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson applauded the release of H.R. 2029, the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations bill that included many important provisions for Idaho and Western States.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is adopting a settlement to the United Water Idaho* rate case. The settlement increases rates by 6% effective Dec. 22 and another 1.4% on Dec. 22, 2016.
The House Appropriations Committee released FY2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill last night. This legislation includes funding for the 12 annual Appropriations bills through the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2016.
Idaho Housing and Finance Association, through its Home Partnership Foundation, is launching the fifth annual Avenues For Hope Housing Challenge running December 10 through 31, 2015. The campaign will help 34 nonprofits across the state of Idaho raise funds to help the homeless and those in need of housing assistance.
Parties who want to intervene in a request by Eagle Water Company to implement a five-year surcharge must do so by Dec. 17. After that, the Idaho Public Utilities Commission will open the process to public input
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson signed onto an amicus brief regarding the recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in the American Farm Bureau Federation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced today that he signed an Executive Order to aid in the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in the wake of wildfires that devastated large parts of northern Idaho last summer.
Idaho’s economy, both urban and rural, is inextricably tied to our ability to export the products and commodities we produce. Whether it be by our high tech industry, which is the largest Idaho export to the world, or our agricultural products, which help support thousands of jobs.
Nationally recognized keynote speakers Daniel Burrus, Charlie Cook and Rebecca Ryan will be headlining at the Conference on Housing and Economic Development to be held at the Boise Centre on October 6-7. Organized by Idaho Housing and Finance Association, the conference features speakers and workshops on timely topics of interest for professionals in or related to the housing, finance, and economic development sectors.
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has introduced a resolution recognizing community water fluoridation as an effective and important public health measure. This year marks the 70th anniversary of communities utilizing fluoridated water which helps strengthen teeth and prevent tooth decay.
Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the appointments today of Derick Attebury of Idaho Falls and Daniel Blanco of Moscow to the seven-member Idaho Fish and Game Commission.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson issued a temporary injunction blocking a controversial Obama Administration rule that would vastly expand federal jurisdiction by rewriting the four-decade-old definition of “navigable waters”under the Clean Water Act. The “waters of the United States” rule was scheduled to take effect today. The judge said the rule posed an imminent risk of irreparable harm to 13 states, including Idaho, which sought the injunction
Late yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Erickson issued a temporary injunction blocking the controversial U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the United States” rule, which had been set to go into effect today. Under the preliminary injunction, the 13 states, including Idaho, that were parties in the suit against the regulations will temporarily be exempted. Crapo, who has repeatedly pushed back on the rule since its proposal in 2014, released the following statement
Wastewater discharged into the Snake River, the J8 canal and other waters will be cleaner as a result of a recent settlement between the City of Jerome, Idaho and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The City has agreed to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant to ensure the facility has the capacity to handle future discharges.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission is accepting a Falls Water Company application to extend its service territory in Bonneville County. Falls Water serves an area adjacent to the City of Ammon’s municipal water system. Over the last 16 years, developers have built additional residences adjacent to the company’s original service areas. At the conclusion of the company’s last rate case in 2012, the commission directed Falls Water to amend its certificate to include subdivisions the utility is serving that were outside its assigned boundaries. At that time, the company was serving about 3,840 customers.