Boise Mayor Lauren McLean is looking to mold the city of Boise from a sleepy capital to a regional hub of art, entertainment, commerce, and, apparently, communism.
The details are in a report, "A more equitable city for everyone." The document, released by the mayor’s office in April, flew under the radar as Boiseans dealt with the Coronavirus-induced chaos. On Friday, the Boise Guardian wrote about the report and deemed the document as “worthy of discussion.”
Unfortunately for taxpayers and small business owners and ultimately customers, who would bear the brunt, McLean paints the picture of a Boise that looks something like Portland, Seattle, or San Francisco after she’s done with it.
Her plan calls for the Boise government to immediately address housing hardships, caused by the political response to the Coronavirus pandemic, by sticking it to landlords.
Her report highlights, among others, two steps to take now:
Further down the road, the document proposes a number of left-wing initiatives to fundamentally transform Boise into a socialist enclave. Among the transition team’s proposals:
There’s much more to dislike about this report and its goals. The Idaho Freedom Foundation invites you to read the whole document by clicking here.