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Idaho tax collections dip below expectations for August (access required)

Idaho’s individual income taxes, sales taxes and corporate income taxes all fell slightly below monthly projections for August, the state budget office reported Tuesday. The $38.5 million dip below expectations is still a tiny fraction of the state’s $6 billion ...

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Nation’s first security-focused, 5G wireless test range opens in Idaho (access required)

Researchers in Idaho have opened the nation’s first open-air, 5G wireless test range focused exclusively on security testing, training and technology development, as of Sept. 13. Located across the U.S. Department of Energy’s 890-square mile Idaho National Laboratory Site, the ...

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Long COVID is costing Idaho thousands of full-time workers, data suggest

An estimated 7.8% to 10.5% of all Idaho adults were suffering from the aftereffects of COVID-19 infections this summer, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Those estimates are based on Idahoans’ self-reported experiences with COVID-19 and “long COVID,” in ...

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Electric vehicle charging ports added to 12 Idaho locations with EV program funding

Funding to add electric vehicle charging infrastructure to 12 locations in Idaho was awarded through the state’s Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Program, according to a press release from the Office of Energy and Mineral Resources and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality. ...

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