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Time for Idaho to take steps to re-open

Idaho’s stay-at-home order is in its final week. Now, Gov. Brad Little says he will use available data to decide whether to keep in place the mandate that’s slowly starving Idaho’s businesses and employees in

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Service before self

By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical policy adviser I share several of Dr. Robert J. Burnett’s MD FACS’s concerns regarding the Covid-19 pandemic, but I disagree with the politicization of the debate and the

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Valley County now controls who can rent to whom

On March 30, Valley County commissioners sent a letter to all short-term rental establishments, hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and RV parks within their county boundaries. Their letter states that landlords of short-term rental properties

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Resist, or politicians will take your liberty

Let’s be crystal clear about this: The U.S. Constitution and most state constitutions have been suspended. Your freedom to earn a living, travel, worship, and even mingle with others have been abridged. It seems many

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Little’s stay-home order is unconstitutional

As COVID-19 reached the U.S., it was easy to compliment Gov. Brad Little for his measured response. Unlike other governors who halted all economic activity within their borders, Little focused on eliminating the government regulations

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House Bill 647 — Supervision of electrical apprentices

Bill description: HB 647 would change requirements regarding the supervision of electrical apprentices. Rating: +1 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home

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Senate Bill 1420 – Department of Labor

When this agency’s request came up for FY20, we noted the following last year: This appropriation adds a major new line item, a JOBCorps pilot project with an appropriation of $4.3 million. This appropriation is

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