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RoundUp 7.21

One Love Agency leased 4,000 square feet of office space at 3649 N. Lakeharbor Lane in Boise. Jen McEntee, DJ Thompson and Bree Wells of Cushman & Wakefield Pacific represented the landlord. Michael Bergmann of Lee & Associates represented the tenant. Burn ...

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Biden: Better child, elderly care can create 3 million jobs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden wants to spend more than three-quarters of a trillion dollars to dramatically improve care for older Americans, bolster low-income families’ tax credits and provide preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds — part of the presumptive Democratic ...

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Senate panel now likely to back questionable Trump Fed pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a shift, the Senate Banking Committee is likely to back President Donald Trump’s unconventional nomination of Judy Shelton for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors in a party-line vote Tuesday. The committee’s support would move Shelton’s ...

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Idaho lawmakers seek options for calling special sessions

Idaho Capitol

Lawmakers concerned that Republican Gov. Brad Little has too much power following his emergency declaration because of the coronavirus pandemic considered on Monday ways to reconvene after the regular legislative session has ended. Draft legislation pitched to the State Affairs ...

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To attract, retain diverse workforce, start with self-reflection

Diversity on the jobsite and within the various departments of a construction company has numerous benefits, but building and retaining a truly diverse workforce takes an unwavering commitment to equity within organization walls. That commitment requires organizations to invest in ...

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Parky McParkface? Newest Boise park in search of a name (access required)

The staging ground for the construction of the office building at 11th and Idaho in downtown Boise is the site of a yet-unnamed future park. Construction of the park will begin as soon as the building at 11th and Idaho is complete.

The new downtown city park to be built later this year at the corner of 11th and Bannock is suffering from the lack of a name. The new park was the subject of several motions and presentations at the July ...

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Little applauds federal court health insurance decision (access required)

Governor Brad Little at his press conference on March 23.

Gov. Brad Little applauded a federal court decision that supports Idaho’s approach for Enhanced Short-term Plans, a healthcare insurance option that provides better protection against preexisting condition exclusions and more robust benefits in areas where traditional short-term plans have fallen ...

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Aviation firm denies negligence in fatal Wyoming accident

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (AP) — An aviation company disputes a claim it is responsible for the death of a glider passenger in response to a lawsuit filed by the family of a victim in a Wyoming crash. Teton Aviation was ...

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Worker advocates file meat plants discrimination complaint

Several worker advocacy organizations have filed a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging that meat processing companies Tyson and JBS have engaged in racial discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic. The complaint filed Wednesday alleges the companies ...

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Idaho county sues state over federal COVID-19 rescue money

photo of downtown sandpoint

A lawsuit filed by an Idaho county against Republican Gov. Brad Little and other state officials could upend plans for distributing $1.25 billion in coronavirus rescue money. Bonner County in the lawsuit filed July 14 in U.S. District Court contends ...

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