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Mayor Lauren McLean, the dark money queen of Boise

By Jon Cassidy | Special to the Idaho Freedom Foundation Boise Mayor Lauren McLean was so sure that dark money operatives would buy televisions ads for her election bid last year that she didn’t buy any herself. Her campaign spent

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McLean launches Green New Deal for Boise

Last week, Boise Mayor Lauren McLean announced the formation of a Climate Action Division, because, as the first-term mayor explained, “the risk to all Boiseans of climate inaction is substantial.”  The mayor’s goals are lofty: She wants Boise’s city government

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