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Senate panel votes to continue concealed weapons privilege for Idaho elected officials

The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 6-2 Monday to kill House Bill 514, which would have ended the privilege enjoyed by elected officials who may carry concealed weapons without a permit. The measure was prompted by last year’s news that

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Not backing down: Patterson tells reporter he’ll revive gun bill

Boise Republican Rep. Mark Patterson tells reporter Ben Swann that he plans to revive House Bill 219, his failed gun rights bill that he says triggered Ada County Sheriff Gary Raney to try to silence him by revoking Patterson’s concealed

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