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Should Idaho dive deeper into the abortion fray?

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
This year’s Idaho Legislature passed a couple of abortion-related bills. One required…
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Guest opinion: Better education = Better future for Idaho

by Sen. David Nelson, D-Moscow
Congratulations to all students across Idaho who recently graduated from university or…

America’s credibility chickens are coming home to roost

by Jim Jones
The Trump Administration is having trouble convincing our allies of the necessity of a…

Dams, salmon runs are all about virtue signaling

by Stephen Hartgen
There was plenty of irony and multi-layered virtue signaling these past weeks in the…

Guest opinion: Idaho’s future success begins with healthy families

by Ted Epperly, president, Idaho Academy of Family Physicians and Luke Mayville, co-founder, Reclaim Idaho
The plight of Idaho’s working poor is a day-to-day struggle. This is especially true for…

Guest opinion: Supporting foster care so all children have a safe, loving home

by Sen. Mike Crapo
On May 10, 1988, Pres. Ronald Reagan issued a proclamation to observe the first National…
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Press release: Reclaim Idaho wins 2019 Advocacy Award from Idaho Academy of Family Physicians

by Press release
The Idaho Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) has presented Reclaim Idaho with its 2019…
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Press release: Little names members of ‘Our Kids, Idaho’s Future’ task force

by Press release
Governor Brad Little has announced the members of his new “Our Kids, Idaho’s Future” Task…
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Political news notes: Aryan Knights statement . . . ed task force . . . & gov’s schedule

by Idaho Politics Weekly staff
Aryan Knights statement. Gov. Brad Little issued the following statement after the U.S.…

Political Calendar Highlights

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Meridian Chamber 2019 Legislative Recap Breakfast
When: Tuesday, May 21, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Where: West Ada School District, 1303 E Central Dr, Meridian, ID
Come join us for breakfast as we hear from our Idaho State Legislators as they recap the 2019 legislative session and give some insight into the 2020 legislative session. More info.

Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee Meeting
When: Tuesday, May 21, 2 pm. to 3 p.m.
Where: J.R. Williams Building, Clearwater Conference Room, 700 West State Street, Boise
The IGEM Investment Subcommittee, comprised of both IGEM Council and non-council members, provides strategic direction and recommendations to the IGEM Council. During this meeting, the IGEM Investment Subcommittee will review four applications and provide recommendations to the IGEM Council. More info.

Boise Chamber Small Business of the Year & Chamber Excellence Awards Luncheon
When: Wednesday, May 22, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Boise Centre, 850 W Front St, Boise, ID
Each year, more than 600 members and business leaders come together to celebrate our members' excellence at the awards luncheon. This year will continue the long-standing tradition as three finalists in each category will receive recognition. Categories include: travel, healthcare, financial services, food and agriculture, and nonprofit, as well as Small Business of the Year. Join us as we celebrate member excellence. More info.

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