Scott Grow

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Gov. Brad Little (R) will now consider two proposals that opponents say would make it nearly impossible to get an initiative on the ballot.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

The Idaho Senate is moving forward with a bill designed to minimize potential legal challenges to efforts that would make it harder to get a citizen initiative on the ballot.

James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

State senators passed a bill 18-17 that would make Idaho’s citizen initiative process among the most restrictive in the country. The proposal comes just months after a successful initiative that expanded Medicaid eligibility to low-income residents.

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A bill that would add significant new restrictions to Idaho’s initiative process is headed to the full Senate for amendments.

Les Bois, historic horse racing
James Dawson / Boise State Public Radio

The face of a failed voter initiative to reinstate historic horse racing in Idaho is now lobbying in favor of a bill that would make it harder for citizens to propose laws and put them on the ballot.