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Just say no to Reclaim Idaho’s tax hike proposal

by Stephen Hartgen
It’s the fall run-up season before the start of the annual legislative session, and the…

Guest opinion: Idaho Education: Have and Have Nots

by Gary Suppiger, Lake Pend Oreille School District Trustee
If you ask any Idaho state politician about the No. 1 issue affecting their constituents,…

Guest opinion: The future of work in Idaho

by Gov. Brad Little
Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce, and they will have to adapt to change in their…
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The madness of Donald Trump

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
What happens when a political leader is “off”?

Have courage & patriotism deserted the GOP Senate majority?

by Jim Jones
Senator Jim Risch has come around to thinking that climate change is a “very, very…

Guest opinion: Federal obligation to Idaho counties must be met

by Sen. Mike Crapo
In September, Idaho County Commissioners visited my office as part of their making the…

Guest opinion: Idahoans need a better property tax break

by Sen. Maryanne Jordan (D-Boise) and Sen. Grant Burgoyne (D-Boise)
As the weather turns cold, Idaho legislators are preparing for the start of the…
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Political news notes: Eliminating regs . . . Idaho Falls town hall . . . commissioner appointment

by Idaho Politics Weekly staff
Little proposes elimination of 10 regulatory programs in occupational licensing. Gov.…

Political Calendar Highlights

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Meridian Chamber Mayoral Candidate Panel Forum
When: Tuesday, Oct 15, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: West Ada School District, Auditorium 1303 E Central Dr Meridian, ID
Join us for our semi-annual Meridian Chamber Economic Excellence Forum. This event will feature a panel of Meridian Mayoral Candidates. A moderator will have questions for the panel involving Meridian growth and issues related to the growth. Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. More info.

Magic Valley Republican Women Luncheon
When: Wednesday, Oct 16, 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 ValleRW President.

b|voting Local Government: City Council Candidate Forum
When: Wednesday, Oct 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Trailhead Boise, 500 S 8th St, Boise, ID
b|voting is a 3-part series that offers Boise Young Professionals, Micron Young Professionals, Chamber members, and the public the opportunity to learn how our city government operates and to hear firsthand from candidates running for City Council and Mayor. Hear from candidates running for City Council seats 1, 3,  and 5. Moderated by Scott McIntosh with the Idaho Statesman. More info.

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