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Meridian mayor plans State of City address

Meridian Mayor Tammy de Weerd’s annual State of the City address is scheduled Feb. 4 at Meridian Middle School, 1507 W. 8th St. She plans to update activities in city departments and present the Legacy Award to a community member. ...

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Business leaders address protections for gay workers (access required)

The organizers behind an effort to protect gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in Idaho have started reaching out to the business community for support, hoping to swing momentum at the statehouse where legislation has been handily defeated three ...

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Downtown Boise streetcar proposal debated (access required)

Even if the proposed Boise streetcar project was free, George Iliff still wouldn’t support it. “I fervently want what’s best for downtown,” said Iliff, managing partner at Colliers International and a member of Boise Mayor Dave Bieter’s streetcar task force. ...

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BSU, ISU presidents continue pleas to minimize higher education cuts  (access required)

The presidents of Boise State University and Idaho State University lobbed a few more pleas to lawmakers on the Legislature’s budget-writing committee to minimize cuts to higher education during a second day of public education budget hearings Jan. 26. BSU ...

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Education budget hearings begin at Idaho statehouse   (access required)

Idaho’s public colleges and universities began hearings in front of the Legislature’s budget-writing committee Jan. 25, with presidents and other officials detailing the impact of recent and proposed cuts on their institutions. University of Idaho President Duane Nellis said $22 ...

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Idaho Labor Dept. may absorb Human Rights Commission (access required)

The Idaho Human Rights Commission is in talks with the state Department of Labor to fold itself into the agency and protect its civil rights enforcement work. Director Pamela Parks told lawmakers on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee Jan. 22 that ...

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