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Idaho 17th in taxpayers’ share of state debt

Every Idaho taxpayer would need to pony up almost $3,000 to pay off the state government’s debts, as of two years ago, according to a new study that compares debt across the American states.  Idaho ranks above the national average … Continue reading

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Land Board looking for manager to oversee construction of brewery in downtown Boise

The Idaho Department of Lands, working in accordance with the Land Board, is looking for a construction manager to oversee the building of a restaurant and brewery in downtown Boise, the Boise Guardian reported Sunday. Dave Frazier, the man behind the … Continue reading

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Association memberships cost taxpayers thousands, but officials say they are worth the expense

Some elected officials in Idaho are spending thousands of taxpayer dollars on memberships in professional associations, IdahoReporter.com has learned through a series of records requests. Staffers associated with the elected officials, including Gov. Butch Otter, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom … Continue reading

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Lawmakers approve using federal health care reform money for insurance exchange

Idaho budget writers Wednesday approved letting a state agency spend money from the federal government for the planning stages of part of the federal health care reform. The Idaho Department of Insurance has a $2.5 million federal grant for planning … Continue reading

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