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This Week In Idaho Politics
Paulette Jordan eyes run against Risch By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor There's speculation, with perhaps some wishful thinking among Democrats, that former state Rep. Paulette Jordan will run for the U.S. Senate this year giving Idahoans at least one competitive high-level race.
Idaho's GOP advances interesting policy proposals By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor The Idaho Republican Party State Central Committee recently met and set forth some interesting ideas on a range of policy issues, in the form of resolutions and rule changes.
Trump brought successful refugee policy change By Stephen Hartgen Idaho public officials from the governor's office on down to local city councils and county commissions were patting themselves on the back recently for "approving" the resettlement of more refugees in Idaho.
Short takes on a variety of New Year issues By Jim Jones So many newsworthy things are happening as we enter a new decade that it is difficult to address them all. Here are some brief comments on a variety of important issues.
Guest opinion: Let's make 2020 a year to remember By Luke Mayville & Rebecca Schroeder, Reclaim Idaho For tens of thousands of Idahoans looking to get ahead, the 2020 legislative session may come down to two issues: the future of Medicaid expansion and education investments in our state.
More Keystone Cops foreign policy By Jim Jones The targeted killing of General Qasem Suleimani was a mixed blessing for the Iranian regime. It eliminated one of Iran's most celebrated military figures, but at the same time, it has strengthened Iran's hand in the region. It is likely to play out as a net positive for Iranian hard-liners.
Storms are brewing for this legislative session By Chuck Malloy, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor Under Gov. Brad Little, Idaho may not ever be known as a high-wage state or one of the leaders in spending for education. But the Gem State will not take a back seat in terms of efficiency.
Boosting Idaho's rental housing affordability By Steve Taggart, Idaho Politics Weekly Contributor Idaho's real estate markets are on a roll. Home prices have soared statewide. Builders are building as fast as they can. Buyers scramble, often putting in multiple above-full-price offers, before getting a home under contract.
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