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Senate Bill 1014 — Plumbing contractors

Bill description: SB1014 would require all plumbing contractors to also be journeymen plumbers. Rating: -1 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home [...]

Boise residents deserve, at the very least, an advisory vote on big-budget projects

Recently, Boise city attorney Natalie Mendoza asserted that a direct vote on the library and stadium projects would be unconstitutional, based on state law. This statement came as feedback on the ballot initiative submitted to [...]

House Bill 79 — First responder civil immunity

Bill description: HB79 would allow first responders to damage private property without liability (for lawsuits or criminal prosecution) for their actions. Rating: -1 Does it violate the principle of equal protection under the law? Examples [...]

Boise promised private funding for whitewater park expansion, but city spending exceeds private dollars

Rolling rivers, hearty hills, and mighty mountains are some of the geographic features Idaho is known for; natural features that make the state great for outdoor adventures. Since even the largest of Idaho municipalities are [...]

Senate Bill 1008 — Regulations for electrical contractors and journeymen

Bill description: SB 1008 would change apprenticeship regulations for electrical contractors and journeymen. Rating: +2 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home [...]

If built, new Boise library would cost more per square foot than a hospital

By this point, most Boiseans know that the proposed new main library is going to be expensive. And there is no real concept of a final price, with some throwing out that the budget is [...]