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Senator Mike Crapo Discusses Taxes with the Senate Finance Committee

Senator Mike Crapo Discusses Taxes with the Senate Finance Committee

Saying that now is precisely the time that Congress needs to focus on dynamic opportunities for growth in our economy, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, Monday said that tax reform being considered in the Senate will help middle and lower-income taxpayers. The Senate Finance Committee began consideration of its…MORE

Planting Event on Table Rock Set For Saturday

Planting Event on Table Rock Set For Saturday

St. Luke’s employees and volunteers are helping restore land damaged by wildfire on Table Rock. Idaho Fish and Game, the Idaho Department of Lands, and the City of Boise all say this is one of the largest planting events. Thousands of bitterbrush and sagebrush will be restored in the area, which was damaged by a…MORE

Tax Increase

Tax Increase

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Cost of Protests

Cost of Protests

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Dahl’s Opinion

Dahl’s Opinion

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Business Breakfast

Business Breakfast

Join 670 KBOI and NNU for the 2014 Business Breakfast Series…MORE

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Blogs

Coach Harsin: Just worry about the things that matter

Coach Harsin: Just worry about the things that matter

Coach Harsin: Just worry about the things that matter By Rick Worthington   The Mountain West made a sweetheart deal with Boise State a number of years ago when the Broncos agreed to stay in the MWC.  The deal was this:  Boise State could negotiate the TV rights to it’s home football games and keep the…

Guest Blog-District 18-Representative Ilana Rubel-Clean Slate

Guest Blog-District 18-Representative Ilana Rubel-Clean Slate

Idahoans Deserve a Second Chance Representative Ilana Rubel/(D-Boise) and Senator Dave Lent/(R-Idaho Falls) Our criminal justice system is intended to ensure there is an appropriate penalty associated with crime. We refer to this as paying one’s debt to society. However, under some of Idaho’s current laws, the payment never seems to stop. Our courts assign…

Guest Blog – District 8 Representative Dorothy Moon – Common Core

Guest Blog – District 8 Representative Dorothy Moon – Common Core

Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you . Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal education package would solve what ails Idaho…

Guest Blog – District 8 Senator Steve Thayn – Common Core

Guest Blog – District 8 Senator Steve Thayn – Common Core

I have been accused of being in favor of Common Core. This is incorrect. I am actively working to change and correct many of the underlying problems with Common Core and public education in general. First, let me list what I am opposed to: 1. I oppose the federalization of education and curriculum. 2. I…