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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Power says it wants permission from state regulators to lump people who install rooftop solar panels starting next year into a new class of energy providers. The utility says it may ask later for permission to charge them more money than current solar producers pay to access the state's power grid and buy electricity when their panels are not producing. Idaho Power's request would could significantly change the system that compensates users of rooftop solar panels.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney's office has confirmed it's received a second request for voter data in the wake of President Donald Trump's investigation of possible voter fraud. Tim Hurst, deputy secretary of state, said Thursday that Denney is still reviewing the request, but that the Republican remains willing to hand over information if it complies with the state public records law.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Kootenai County Republican Central Committee narrowly passed a resolution on Tuesday night favoring friendlier relations with Russia and condemning the Russian sanctions bill that was sponsored by Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo and passed overwhelmingly by both the U.S. House and Senate. The resolution denounces both Crapo and Idaho GOP Sen. Jim Risch for supporting the measure
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The city of Boise has passed an ordinance allowing authorities to issue fines of up to $100 to people whose vehicles are excessively loud. The Idaho Statesman reports the "excessive exhaust and muffler noise" ordinance goes into effect July 31.