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‘Why Are You Afraid of a Vote?’

Those were the words of one of the sponsors of HB217, which passed out of committee last week, on to the full Idaho House of Representatives. The bill would further restrict the Local Economic Development Act, the main funding tool ...

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Want a summer intern? Now’s the time to be recruiting

Small business owners who are thinking about hiring summer interns need to get busy — many young people are looking for opportunities now. Many colleges and universities hold job fairs in the winter and early spring. But even if it’s ...

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Implementation of the Music Modernization Act: Copyright Office issues solicitation for Mechanical Licensing Collective

Signed into law on Oct. 11, 2018, the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (MMA) reforms U.S. Copyright law in significant ways that will affect the licensing of digital music. Pursuant to pre-MMA copyright law, “mechanical” licenses for reproduction ...

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Money Management: Rule number one – not all ETFs are created equal

An exchange traded fund is a cross between stock and indexed mutual funds. You can purchase them through brokers and they are traded on exchanges just like stocks. They represent a basket of holdings that are designed to track a ...

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When technology and law enforcement collide

Law enforcement officers have no problem using the latest and greatest technologies to police the people, whether it’s using facial recognition tools, cellphone geolocation data, or recordings obtained from smartphone technologies such as Amazon’s Alexa. But it seems that when ...

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Beyond social media: Businesses find other ways to advertise

Ryan Knoll thought social media sites like Facebook would be the best places to advertise his brand-new home cleaning service. Then he had an epiphany. “Put yourself in the customer’s shoes. How would that customer go about trying to find ...

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Lateral moves can be a good bet for attorneys (access required)

Sometimes it’s simply about the money. More than one-third (36 percent) of lawyers in a recent survey said they would be most enticed to make a lateral job change to another law firm by higher earnings potential. Work-life balance ranked ...

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