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Idaho tax collections back on track after October revenue (access required)

Idaho tax collections are back on track after October revenue exceeded expectations and made up for the first three months of the current fiscal year, according to state budget officials. Idaho collected about $48 million more than expected in October, ...

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New UI Extension program helping rural residents work from home, businesses tap digital markets  (access required)

A new University of Idaho (UI) Extension program aims to strengthen rural communities by teaching Idaho residents computer skills needed to work remotely and helping small businesses engage in a growing digital economy.   The state Legislature awarded about $1.3 ...

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US selects proposed plan for open-pit gold mines in Idaho (access required)

A plan for three open-pit gold mines in salmon habitat in east-central Idaho is one step closer to approval after the U.S. government selected the Canadian developer’s proposed plan for mitigating the project’s environment impact. The U.S. Forest Service on ...

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Idaho lawmakers ask voters to approve special session powers (access required)

Idaho is one of 14 states where only the governor can call a special session. That could change Tuesday if more than half of voters approve a constitutional amendment that would rewrite the state’s constitution and allow the part-time Legislature ...

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Idaho’s construction industry on the rise

Idaho’s construction industry practically doubled employment over the past 10 years from 2011-2021, growing by 94% or 28,525 more workers. This is the largest percentage growth among Idaho industry sectors. The construction industry stalled nationally and in Idaho during the ...

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