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Idaho Legislature to address COVID-19 liability in session (access required)

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Business and healthcare trade organizations have come out in favor of the proposed legislation to limit liability to protect those attempting to respond to COVID-19 in commerce, education and healthcare. Idaho has placed the proposed legislation online on the coronavirus.idaho.gov website for ...

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Breakfast Series report: Idaho on the move, transportation trends (access required)

Earlier this month, the Idaho Policy Institute, a non-partisan research organization at Boise State University, released a study that outlines the state’s transportation needs and how much they will cost. Its unequivocal message: Idaho must raise new revenue now to preserve its ...

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New day dawns for ITD’s Blacks Creek overpass bridges (access required)

One of the 100-ton LGH-brand hydraulic cylinders used to push the Black Creek overpass bridge into place.

The Idaho Transportation Department has been pushing a lot of weight around lately. For example, it recently had one of its contractors push two overpass bridges into place. The lighter of the two only weighed 1,100 tons and was pushed ...

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Governor issues order for Legislature special session (access required)

Gov. Brad Little issued a proclamation on Aug. 19 calling the Idaho Legislature into a special legislative session starting on Aug. 24. Little’s proclamation named two issues for the Legislature to consider: liability and tort reform specifically targeted at the ...

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App draws Yellowstone tourists to rural Idaho neighborhood

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JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — “This is not it.” Eugenio Bautista uttered that all-too-common realization after rolling to a stop along Stateline Road recently. En route with his family from Yosemite National Park, the roadtripper from Chicago had slept in Idaho ...

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Boise Startup Week 2020 seeks participants, presenters (access required)

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Dreamers, innovators, entrepreneurs and community members alike are invited to be part of Boise Startup Week 2020. The free event promoting local startups and entrepreneurs is seeking topic talks, business pitches and product ideas, from technology to business to social ...

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Coeur d’Alene tribe’s Marimn Health gets workplace award (access required)

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Marimn Health, the health care provider owned and operated by the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, has been selected by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the 150 best places to work in health care in the United States for 2020.  Marimn Health ...

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Record number of Idaho businesses make Inc. 5000 list (access required)

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Eight Idaho businesses have made significant revenue growth in the past few years, which has propelled them onto the 2020 Inc. 5000 list, a prestigious list of the fastest-growing privately held small businesses in the U.S. Medical Information Software Technology ...

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ITD seeks public comment on I-15/US-20 interchange rebuild (access required)

Image shoring the Olympia Drive alternative for the new junction between I-15 and US-20 in Idaho Falls, one of two possibilities for which ITD is seeking public input.

The Idaho Transportation Department is holding an online open house to solicit public commentary on rebuilding the connection between Interstate 15 and Highway US-20 in Idaho Falls. The alternatives for rebuilding the highway junction have been updated on the ITD’s online open ...

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