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Restraining China’s bad behavior should have priority over a trade deal

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
Idaho Sen. Jim Risch has shown considerable gumption the past couple of weeks.

If we just open our eyes, we can see the beauty of the American quilt

by Jim Jones
As Thanksgiving 2019 becomes a pleasant memory, it is a good time to reflect upon the…

Local option tax is still a flawed idea, still DOA in Boise

by Stephen Hartgen
The Nov. 5 elections have come and gone, yet we’re now hearing the post-mortems that,…

Guest opinion: We need to support small businesses

by Sen. Mike Crapo
Somewhere in a community across our country, a fellow American is thinking through the…

Guest opinion: BYU-Idaho is truly thankful this week

by Samuel Ruiz and Esther Spencer Rivas, students at BYU-Idaho
Students throughout the BYU-Idaho community have something extra to be grateful for this…

Guest opinion: Thanks to Medicaid expansion volunteers

by Luke Mayville, Reclaim Idaho
This Thanksgiving season, thousands of Idahoans are thankful for the gift of healthcare.
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Political news notes: IMD waiver . . . governor’s schedule

by Idaho Politics Weekly Staff
News Release: Reclaim Idaho Backs IMD Waiver. Following months of Idaho lawmakers trying…

IEA checklist goes beyond dollars spent

by Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
When the Idaho Legislature convenes in a couple of months, we’ll be hearing plenty about…

Political Calendar Highlights

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Idaho Falls Chamber Out of the Box Lunch
When: Tuesday, December 3, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Pinecrest Event Center, North Ballroom, 560 E. Anderson, Idaho Falls
This is your opportunity to build your professional network and learn more about businesses in the community. Door prizes, introductions, and other interactions will make this a casual, fun opportunity to meet others and build your professional network. More info.

Kootenai County Dems Progressive Diners
When: Wednesday, December 4, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Seasons Fresh Grill, 209 E Lakeside Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID
Guest speaker Cory English will speak on: Rwanda, its history, people and culture; The Genocide of 1994 and reconciliation. More info and RSVP here.

Fremont County Republican Women Meeting
When: Wednesday, December 4, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Location varies
For more information email FCRW President This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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