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Boise businesses express support for Mayor-elect McLean (access required)

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After 16 years, you get used to a person, but Boise businesses say they are looking forward to working with new mayor Lauren McLean. It’s not like McLean, who soundly beat four-term Boise Mayor Dave Bieter, is a stranger. McLean ...

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Idaho Medicaid expansion moving forward (access required)

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) held public hearings in Boise Dec. 2 and 3 on the fifth of Idaho’s Medicaid waivers, which would allow for inpatient treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders at a freestanding ...

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McLean defeats Bieter overwhelmingly in Boise mayoral race

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Boise City Council President Lauren McLean soundly defeated four-term incumbent Mayor David Bieter in Tuesday’s runoff election to become Boise’s first regularly elected female mayor. With all of the city’s 88 precincts counted, McLean had 65.5% to Bieter’s 34.5% of ...

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Governor accepts broadband report, but plans on hold until January (access required)

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Gov. Brad Little has accepted recommendations from the broadband internet task force he created, but how many of them will be implemented will depend on how the budget shakes out. “Governor Little is currently reviewing the recommendations and will determine ...

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Idaho Opportunity Zones get new interest, challenges

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As an important deadline approaches, Idaho’s Opportunity Zones are getting more attention from inside and outside the state. At the same time, the state could lose two of its 28 Opportunity Zones. Opportunity Zones, a community development program established by ...

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Idaho Business Out Loud interview: Brad Frazer, Hawley Troxell partner and intellectual property expert

Brad Frazer wants to help Idaho companies protect their intellectual property and avoid “leaving money on the table.” A member of Hawley Troxell’s business and finance group, he also chairs the firm’s internet and intellectual property group. Frazer has shared ...

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