"Currently no statute exists that addresses the collection and testing of sexual assault kits in Idaho. This will codify that process. This also addresses the issue of backlogs of rape kits and sends a clear message that the crime of sexual assault is taken seriously."
School officials say they decided that the flag be removed from school property after they consulted idahogangs.com, a site managed by the Idaho Department of Correction. The website—though currently down—reportedly includes the Confederate battle flag as a gang indicator.
In its request to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission to gain support of the move, Idaho Power said joining the EIM could reduce net power supply expense to customers by as much as $4 million to $5 million annually.