Idaho Politics Weekly Newsletter
Monday, June 27, 2016
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This Week In Idaho Politics
||Poll: Idahoans Strongly Support Campaign Finance Reforms
By Bob Bernick
Idahoans strongly support reforms to the state’s campaign finance laws that would ban gifts from lobbyists and campaign donations to anyone doing business with the state, among other ethical issues, a new Idaho Politics Weekly poll shows....
||Understanding the Brexit Vote
By Robert Spendlove, Economic and Public Policy Officer, Zions Bank
The passage of the Brexit vote last week in the UK may seem like an event far away with little impact in the Western US, but it has the potential to not only affect Great Britain, but its ripple effects could be felt around the world....
Political Calendar Highlights
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Boise Metro Chamber Business Education Series
When: Thursday, June 30, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where: Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, 250 S 5th St., Boise, ID
Topic: New Rules on Overtime for Employees: Are You and Your Business Ready? Seminar will include overview of new regulations, prediction for wage and hour litigation in the future, and best practices to prepare for these changes. Presented by Kara Heikkila, attorney with Hawley Troxell. More info and register here.
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Community divided over School District transgender policy (Mountain Express)
City transportation action plan declares streets are not just for car (Idaho Business Review)
Idaho leads nation in job growth, but trails in wages (Idaho Business Review)
Cops investigate threats over Fawnbrook assault (Times-News)
Crapo, Risch Put Out Statement Explaining Gun Votes (Times-News)
'Cancer cluster' measured pushed by Idaho survivor now law (Times-News)
Immigrants, officials react to Supreme Court decision (Times-News)
Marty Trillhaase: Calling Bernie Sanders; state board needs you (Lewiston Tribune)
D.C. Diary: Gun control debate is D.C. politics as usual (Lewiston Tribune)
Conservation group backs Rep. Labrador's challenger (Lewiston Tribune)
Area Idahoans headed to conventions (Lewiston Tribune)
Celebrate gun rights with the new permitless-carry law (Idaho Freedom Foundation)
Idaho hunters, wildlife lovers hate poachers more than each other (Idaho Statesman)
Amid guns protest, Idaho’s Simpson led late House vote to adjourn (Idaho Statesman)
Idaho federal judge nominee gets positive reception at Senate hearing (Spokesman-Review)
After two-year wait, Idaho court system gets new director (Spokesman-Review)
How 'Well' Is The Well-Being Of Idaho Kids? (Boise State Public Radio)
Obama Signs Law After Idaho Cancer Survivor Lobbies For Federal Change (Boise State Public Radio)
Twin Falls Prosecutor: Juvenile Criminal Law Protects Identity Of Defendants And Victims (Boise State Public Radio)
Idaho Hispanic Numbers Continue To Climb (Boise State Public Radio)
Reading scores: 25,000 elementary students below grade level (Idaho Education News)
Three large districts still in labor negotiations (Idaho Education News)
In Britain, Waiting for the Deluge (Politico)
The lonely lives of Latinos for Trump (Politico)
Sanders: 'We lost some very important fights' in Democratic platform (The Hill)
Poll: Clinton holds slight lead in key battleground states (The Hill)
Could a Brexit sentiment sweep Trump into office? (McClatchy)
Hillary Clinton leads, but Donald Trump supporters are more certain they'll vote (Washington Post)
Supreme Court set to rule on Texas law restricting abortion clinics (New York Daily News)
Brexit emboldens Texan campaign to 'Texit' from United States (Christian Science Monitor)
George Will: Trump's judge comments prompted exit from GOP (CNN)
Police detective says misleading narrative presented to grand jury in Freddie Gray case, records show (Baltimore Sun)
U.S. Economy Looks Likely to Weather ‘Brexit’ Storm (Wall Street Journal)