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Meridian Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee Meeting
When: Monday, July 15, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Foley Freeman PLLC, 953 S Industry Way, Meridian, ID
Discuss legislative issues relevant to the Meridian business community. The Meridian Chamber will be providing a pizza lunch.
Kootenai County Democratic Women’s Garden Party
When: Monday, July 15, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Bring an appetizer or wine to share. Donations to support Democratic women candidates are welcome. More info.
Magic Valley Republican Women Luncheon
When: Wednesday, July 17, 11:30 a.m.. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Location varies
Kootenai County Reagan Republicans Meeting
When: Friday, July 19, 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Red Lion Hotel Templin's on the River, 414 E. 1st St, Post Falls, ID
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- Idaho Attorney General Investigating Charter School Commission Audio Leak (Boise State Public Radio)
- Security tight as annual conference brings in billionaires (Mountain Express)
- Idaho is closing more than half its employment offices, sending staff out into communities (Idaho Statesman)
- 28 Idaho legislators sign letter asking Boise State to stop supporting diversity programs (Idaho Statesman)
- Idaho Supreme Court declares registration permit law unconstitutionally vague (Idaho Press)
- Homeowners are paying more and more of Idaho's property taxes (Idaho Press)
- Marty Trillhaase: Idaho gets tough on parolees — and taxpayers (Lewiston Tribune)
- Committee season ramps up for legislators (Lewiston Tribune)
- Idaho counting on 2020 Census dollars (Idaho Business Review)
- Western farmland continues to disappear (Capital Press)
- State lottery: 30 years of victims is nothing to celebrate (Idaho Freedom Foundation)
- Tromp steps into a political crossfire (Idaho Education News)
- Nancy Pelosi Emerges As Unexpected Villain At Netroots Nation (HuffPost)
- Feud Among House Democrats Remains on Public Display (Wall Street Journal)
- Omar Questions the Patriotism of American-Born Citizens (Free Beacon)
- Racial politics roil Democratic Party (The Hill)
- The Manhattan blackout proved how fragile our infrastructure is (New York Post)
- Trump’s Favorite Ambassador Makes a Very Trumpian Splash in Berlin (Wall Street Journal)
- Political drama not selling books like it used to (New York Post)
- New election systems use vulnerable software (Associated Press)
- National News Coverage of Tropical Storm Barry Is Its Own Disaster (Bayou Brief)
- Donald Trump Just Made Bitcoin A 2020 Election Issue (Forbes)
- Fed will fix its own fumble with rate cut (New York Post)