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Bonneville County GOP entertains yet again

by Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly contributor
East Idaho is a great place to live. Fantastic scenery and superb recreation. Friendly…

Idaho wind blows against property tax increases

by Stephen Hartgen
As the Bob Dylan song says, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind…

Trump’s trade war with China stokes the Amazon fires

by Jim Jones
What possible connection could the fires in the Amazon rainforest have with Trump’s trade…

Guest opinion: Unfortunate brief by Idaho AG

by Rep. Mat Erpelding (D-Boise)
You should not be fired for being black, being a woman, being Mormon, or being gay. This…

Guest opinion: Preventing Medicaid patient abuse

by Sen. Mike Crapo
In June, Idaho Attorney General Lawrence G. Wasden asked me to introduce legislation to…
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Guest opinion: Idaho needs relief from the greed of drug companies

by Tom Trail
For too long, drug companies have been price gouging seniors and hardworking Americans.…
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News release: Citizens supporting ‘Invest in Idaho’ ballot proposal

by Press release
Reclaim Idaho’s Invest in Idaho ballot initiative has been public for barely a week, and…
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Political news notes: Property tax group . . . Dem motion rejected . . . Zito announces for Senate . . . town hall series continues . . . salmon working group

by Idaho Politics Weekly staff
New Working Group to Help Provide Property Tax Relief. The Idaho House Republican Caucus…

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Magic Valley Republican Women Meeting
When: Wednesday, Sept 18, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: El Cazador | Mexican Restaurant, 113 Broadway Ave S, Buhl, ID
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.

2019 Boise Mayor's State of the City Address
When: The Egyptian Theatre, 700 W Main St, Boise, ID
Where: West Ada School District - Auditorium 1303 E Central Drive, Meridian, ID
Boise is recognized as one of the country’s most successful cities. During this year’s State of the City, Mayor Bieter will talk about the benefits and challenges of that success and what it means for the future of our city. The Mayor will give his remarks from 4-5 p.m., with a reception to follow on the Basque Block from 5-7 p.m. More info.

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