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Changes would make citizen initiatives harder

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
State Sen. C. Scott Grow’s (R-Eagle) bill week to increase the requirements to get an…
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Life is great . . . Why is everyone so miserable?

by LaVarr Webb, Publisher
By any objective measure, there’s never been a better time to be alive than now – in the…

Idaho has a vital stake in an accurate 2020 census count

by Jim Jones
A federal district court judge ruled on March 6 that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross broke…

Can’t anybody do this job right?

by Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
Here’s a tip for anyone thinking about seeking public office. Don’t run for state…

Guest opinion: Lands bill helps Owyhee Collaborative

by Sen. Mike Crapo
The Senate and House of Representatives both passed S.47, Natural Resources Management…
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Guest opinion: Pinch me – this must be a nightmare

by Congressman Mike Simpson
St. Patrick’s Day bears some unique traditions. The idea that forgetting to wear green…

Guest opinion: Idaho Promise will remove barriers to college

by Sen. Grant Burgoyne and Jean M. Henscheid
Last year, nearly 10,000 Idaho high school seniors applied for admission to our state’s…
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Political news notes: What Idaho politicians are up to . . .

by Idaho Politics Weekly staff
GOP House Caucus Responds to SB 1159. The Idaho House Republican Caucus supports SB 1159…

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Meridian Chamber Economic Excellence Forum
When: Tuesday, March 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: West Ada School District
Join us for our semi-annual Meridian Chamber Economic Excellence Forum. This event will focus on Meridian development, and what is to come for our growing city. This luncheon event will feature a panel of local developers discussing issues regarding our local business community and what they see for the future of Meridian and its surrounding areas. This event will also allow for a Q&A portion with audience members and panel during the program. More info.

Magic Valley Republican Women Luncheon
When: Wednesday, March 20, 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.

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