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By Wayne Hoffman | President If you’re a candidate for public office and you’re not talking about property taxes, what’s wrong with you? Especially in the state’s largest city, being a candidate for mayor in Boise must naturally necessitate answering
As Boise residents tearfully describe how rising property taxes are forcing them out of their homes, what’s Mayor Dave Bieter concerned about? Acquiring electric garbage trucks. Tackling climate change. And, a city government initiative to promote kindness. In his annual
BOISE, ID—This week, the Idaho Freedom Foundation released a report that details more than $144 million in wasteful spending by Boise city officials. Said wasteful spending leads to high property taxes for residents and businesses. The 208-page report, “Are you
House Bill 217 could mean a vote on the Boise stadium, but only certain circumstances would lead to a vote on the library
Yesterday, Idaho legislators introduced House Bill 217, that would require a public vote before urban renewal dollars could be spent on public projects, such as a library or stadium. The significance of this bill expands all across Idaho, for any
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 the city by Boise Working