BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A high-ranking Idaho elected official who has spoken out against using federal money to help people through the economic pain caused by the pandemic received more than $300,000 from a federal coronavirus relief program to aid a business she owns.

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Representatives in the House on Thursday voted to retain Republican Rep. Scott Bedke to lead the chamber for the next two years, while senators selected Republican Sen. Chuck Winder as the new leader of the Senate.

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington state Department of Social and Health Services will send teams of registered nurses and other health care workers to long-term care facilities across the state with staffing shortages caused by the pandemic, officials said.