This Week In Idaho Politics
Younger Idaho voters are the most independent
By Bob Bernick, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
Idaho is a very Republican state, as election results and Idaho Politics Weekly polling by Dan Jones & Associates finds....
Simpson: Vote for spending bill was the right call
By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
Imagine what would happen if Idaho legislators tried to sneak through a 2,232-page spending bill. They'd never get away with it, with the swarm of reporters covering the statehouse....
Who wins - and loses - if Idaho collects online sales taxes?
By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor
If you ever pick up a deal on Amazon, Overstock.com, or other online retail sites, you should pay close attention to last week's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing states to more easily collect sales taxes from online sellers....
Trump's crisis should spur Congressional action on immigration
By LaVarr Webb, Publisher
Even partisan Republicans and Democrats would agree on this: Pres. Trump is very good at creating a crisis....
Guest opinion: Idaho needs strong borders to protect waterways
By Sen. Michelle Stennett
A story broke earlier this month out of Spokane, WA, about a boat being stopped at the Washington-Idaho border. At first blush, it might seem like an odd event to draw news coverage. However, it wasn't the boat the inspectors were interested in it's...
Why punish and traumatize the kids of asylum seekers?
By Jim Jones
One of my earliest memories in life was an event where I was separated from my parents for a short time....
Guest opinion: Untangling veterans' health care
By Sen. Mike Crapo
I was contacted by an Idaho veteran who was denied U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) coverage for an emergency hospital visit because he had not been to a VA doctor in the past 24 months. ...
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Leadership Boise June Happy Hour Series
When: Tuesday, June 26, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: White Dog Brewing Co. - Boise, 705 W Fulton St, Boise, ID
Join us for our Annual June Happy Hour Series. Our last one will be at White Dog Brewing. Stop by and mingle with your fellow alumni. Appetizers will be provided. Open to all Leadership Boise Alumni.
Bonneville County Republican Women Meeting
When: Thursday, June 28, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Location varies
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District 18 Campaign Kickoff BBQ
When: Thursday, June 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park, 500 S Walnut St, Boise, ID
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