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Legislature will be challenged by high real estate values

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
Idahoans have seen real estate values climb the past few years. The increase poses a…

Hello, President Tromp; welcome to hard-right, Republican Idaho

by Stephen Hartgen
Stephen Hartgen Barely on the job two weeks as the new Boise State president, Marlene…

Atty. Gen. William Barr is undermining the rule of law

by Jim Jones
Jim Jones Ever since William Barr was sworn in as U.S. Attorney General, he has failed to…

Guest opinion: Idaho’s balanced budget represents good government, and it’s what citizens expect

by Gov. Brad Little
Gov. Brad Little Four simple budgeting concepts guide governing in Idaho:

Guest opinion: Americans deserve real data privacy rights

by Sen. Mike Crapo
Sen. Mike Crapo Over the last decade, we have experienced a digital revolution that sees…

Zions Bank July Idaho economic snapshot

by Robert Spendlove and Drew Maggelet, Zions Bank
Idaho’s labor market keeps growing. In May, the state’s year-over-year employment growth…
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Political news notes: GOP & Dems duel over BSU diversity . . . Roden remembrance . . . GOP town hall

by Idaho Politics Weekly staff
Twenty-eight Republican legislators sent a letter written by Rep. Barbara Ehardt to Boise…

Idaho Dems say socialist agenda won’t work

by Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
Former Idaho Democratic congressmen Walt Minnick, Larry LaRocco and Richard Stallings are…

Political Calendar Highlights

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Meridian Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Meeting
When: Monday, July 15, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Foley Freeman PLLC, 953 S Industry Way, Meridian, ID
Discuss legislative issues relevant to the Meridian business community. The Meridian Chamber will be providing a pizza lunch.

Kootenai County Democratic Women’s Garden Party
When: Monday, July 15, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Bring an appetizer or wine to share.  Donations to support Democratic women candidates are welcome. More info.

Magic Valley Republican Women Luncheon
When: Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 a.m.. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Location varies
Republican strong, addressing current issues. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Magic Valley RW President.

Kootenai County Reagan Republicans Meeting
When: Friday, July 19, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Red Lion Hotel Templin's on the River, 414 E. 1st St, Post Falls, ID

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