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BOISE — In a dizzying day of high-speed lawmaking, the Idaho House on Wednesday passed a controversial bill to make it harder to qualify voter initiatives for the Idaho ballot, voted to override Gov. Brad Little’s first veto of the year, on powers of the state Tax Commission chairman, and overwhelmingly killed the higher education budget amid complaints about “social justice activism.”

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BOISE — The Idaho Legislature had a tumultuous first day back in session Tuesday after its COVID-19-forced recess, with the House rejecting legislation raising the age to 21, the Senate passing a restrictive anti-abortion bill along party lines, and a crucial budget bill failing in the House after members had questions about federal coronavirus aid to Idaho child care providers.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho Senate panel has introduced a Democrat's bill to allow women to receive up to a 12-month supply of prescribed bir…