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Guest opinion: Idahoans deserve a second chance

by Rep. Ilana Rubel (D-Boise) and Sen. Dave Lent (R-Idaho Falls)
Our criminal justice system is intended to ensure there is an appropriate penalty…

Please ‘click’ on this article and read it

by Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
In the life of a newspaper writer, mood swings are common. Turn a couple of good stories…

Idaho’s cookin’ economy is not by chance

by Stephen Hartgen
Gov. Brad Little gave an upbeat and impressive snapshot of the Idaho economy in his State…

Idaho’s salmon can’t survive the lower Snake River dams

by Jim Jones
Shortly after taking office as Idaho attorney general in January 1983, I took a crash…

Guest opinion: Vaccines, children, and freedom

by Rep. Laurie Lickley (R-Jerome)
I believe that vaccinating children and young adults may be the single most important…
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News release: Speaker of the House introduces tax relief bill

by News release
In an effort to start the discussion in response to statewide calls from Idahoans for tax…
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Political news notes: ERA . . . Treasurer lawsuit . . . LINE Commission . . . Families First Act . . . Capital for a Day . . . Parole Commission . . . Religious Freedom Day

by Idaho Politics Weekly Staff
Wintrow Introduces Equal Rights Amendment. Rep. Melissa Wintrow (D-Boise) has introduced…

Should Idaho help more with diabetes?

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
A couple years of ago the Centers for Disease Control released a report detailing that…

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Idaho Falls Chamber 2019 Annual Report Meeting
When: Tuesday, January 21, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Where: College of Eastern Idaho, 1600 S 25th E, Idaho Falls, ID
Annual report presentation, awards and continental breakfast. Tickets $5, registration required. More info.

Bonneville County Republican Women Meeting
When: Thursday, January 23, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Location varies
Become an active republican in this community. For more information, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., BonnevilleCRW President.

Gem County Lincoln Day Dinner
When: Saturday, January 25, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Kenneth Carberry Elementary School, 1950 E 12th St, Emmett, ID
Doors open at 5:30, dinner 6:30 p.m. Tickets contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 208-860-5252.

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