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That deal on solar panels could be a scam, warns Idaho Attorney General

As winter’s gray skies give way to sunshine, some Idaho homeowners will harness those rays — looking for a way to cut utility bills and reduce their use of non-renewable energy. But consumers should be wary of claims that seem ...

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Why Ukraine matters

Vladimir Putin is a madman. He is a thug. He is a power-hungry criminal with no regard for the rule of law or human life. Americans are disgusted by the atrocities Putin is inflicting on the Ukrainian people, but we ...

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Idaho Senate approves gap financing fund for workforce housing

The Idaho Senate passed the bill providing $50 million to a workforce housing fund on Tuesday, using federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars to help build about 1,000 units of housing across Idaho. House Bill 701 passed 26-9 and was narrowly ...

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Let’s prepare Idaho kids for Idaho jobs

Idaho’s next state superintendent needs a vision where skills, preparation and job readiness puts students first and restores value to education. I think we can agree that we want every student to have access to the knowledge, credentials and vocational ...

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Things to consider when planning to retire

 Retirement is not likely to look anything like your parents’ retirement. The economic impact of government actions related to the pandemic, inflation caused by loose monetary policy, and stock market volatility have created craters in even the best-laid retirement plans. ...

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House passes bill to guarantee in-person caregiver visits at health facilities

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The Idaho House of Representatives voted unanimously Thursday to approve a bill that would guarantee health care patients or residents of care facilities have a right to visits from an essential caregiver. If passed into law, Senate Bill 1353 would allow patients ...

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Personal finance should be required in high school

When I think about the many purposes of education, I include the confidence that comes when a student knows that they can apply their knowledge to any situation and the value that comes from work. I am a big proponent ...

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