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Sharon Fisher is an Idaho Business Review staff writer, covering financial institutions, technology, and business development. She holds a bachelor of science in computer science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a masters in public administration and graduate certificates in geographic informational analysis and in community and regional planning from Boise State University. She likes explaining things and going to meetings. Join me on Twitter at @IBR_SLFisher.

Banks face pressure for firearms industry decisions (access required)

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, has criticized two banks for corporate decisions limiting firearms in the wake of incidents such as February’s shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida. In a March 22 blog post, ...

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Utilities pursue economic development role (access required)

While business and economic development has typically been the purview of governmental and quasi-governmental organizations, increasingly utility companies are playing a role. “Across the country, utilities like Idaho Power have business development teams, providing that single point of contact,” said ...

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