Idaho Politics Weekly Newsletter
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
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This Week In Idaho Politics
||Amid D.C. Dysfunction, Sen. Crapo Still Seeks Practical Solutions
By LaVarr Webb, Idaho Politics Weekly Publisher
Sen. Mike Crapo has been in Washington for a couple of decades. But he seems not to be a guy who has bought into the entrenched Washington politics of gridlock, dysfunction, kicking the can down the road, and ideological warfare....
||Idaho GOP Restores Order Despite Divisions
By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
Dave Johnston, the executive director of Idaho’s Republican Party, is only 27 years old, but he’s quickly mastering the art of herding cats. Those skills are handy in his line of work, where peace and harmony do not always prevail....
||Trump's Trade Policies Could Hurt Idaho's Economy
By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
As anyone who has read my previous columns knows, I am a Republican, but I am not a Donald Trump fan. But this week my particular concern is his trade policies, which could do particular damage to Idaho....
||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....
Political Calendar Highlights
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Kootenai Democrats Progressive Diners
When: Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Seasons of Coeur d'Alene, 209 Lakeside Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID
This is a dinner group with focused conversation around topics of interest to Democrats. All are welcome. The group meets on the 1st Wednesday of each month. You must RSVP to participate. More info.
Ada County Republican Women's Club Meet & Greet
When: Thursday, July 7, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Capitol Cellars, 110 S 5th St, Boise, ID
Each month on 1st Thursday the ACRWC will hold a social hour meet & greet in Downtown Boise from 5:00-6:30. More info.
District 17 Breakfast Meeting
When: Saturday, July 9, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Rooster's Eatery - Viasta Village Shopping Center 930 Vista Avenue, Boise
To submit events to the Idaho Politics Weekly calendar please use our contact form here.