Back in the halcyon days of 2019, a New York congressional representative introduced a legislative proposal dubbed the “Green New Deal.” Widely panned, the ambitious package of fanciful schemes imagined a world devoid of air
Central District Health, the government entity overseeing efforts to combat Covid-19 in Ada, Boise, Valley, and Elmore counties, could soon propose an order that requires face masks for all people in Ada County. At an
The city of Boise’s latest proposed budget contains a number of spending items that should raise the eyebrows of anyone who advocates small government and fiscal restraint. The proposed budget also contains a number of
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In early June, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean distributed a news release in which she pledged not to raise taxes in the midst of a pandemic. Within a month, the first-term mayor has broken her promise.
I haven’t bought an Idaho Statesman since I left the newspaper’s employment 15 years ago. I have long maintained it’s wrong, even in the slightest, to put my money behind a media outlet that aspires
Boise Mayor Lauren McLean will issue an order requiring people within Boise city limits to don face masks. The edict will go into effect on Independence Day. Those who don’t comply with the mandate could
McCall city council members will decide tonight if they want to fine people $100 for not wearing masks. Council members will debate the idea, along with a no-penalty alternative, as a special meeting Wednesday night.
Hailey, Idaho, will fine Idahoans $100 for not wearing a mask inside city limits. City council members passed an ordinance Tuesday that requires all people within city limits to wear masks. The move comes as
Idahoans who refuse to don facemasks in Moscow, Idaho, could face misdemeanor charges under a new order signed by the mayor on Tuesday. Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert signed a mandate that requires every person within
Most discussions of municipal budgets are based on topline numbers, percentages of increase and growth, and perhaps a nod to significant new expenditures and public works. These things are important, no doubt, but often the