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A word with Alex Adams of the division of financial management (access required)

The Idaho Business Review asked the State of Idaho how the economic position for the state may have been affected by the national election results. Alex Adams of the Division of Financial Management provided us with the state’s current forecast, ...

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Economists try to predict effects of COVID-19, downturn (access required)

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It’s not an easy time to be an economist. Was this spring’s COVID-related economic downturn the only one? Or will Idaho be facing more economic bad news as time goes on? Two recent economic forecasts attempted to answer that question. ...

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2020 election results business as usual for Idaho (access required)

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With Idaho voting to keep its current president, four Congressional representatives and most of its legislators, this week’s election was considered to be “business as usual.” “We are delighted to see Idaho returning its pro-small-business delegation to Congress and 97% ...

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Despite reduced participation, INL SMR project proceeding (access required)

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Technology aimed at advancing nuclear power infrastructure is moving forward at Idaho National Laboratory, though not without concern and criticism. After the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved a Small Modular Reactor design by NuScale, the project, being adapted at INL ...

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INL announces projects around hydrogen, nuclear power

This article was updated on November 5 to correct misstatements. Idaho National Laboratory has announced new pursuits and recent partnerships in further pursuit of green energy. Recently INL has joined two consortia around researching and producing “green hydrogen,” which, as ...

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Involta expands Boise data center by 5,000 square feet

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Data center provider Involta has expanded its Boise facility by adding another 5,000 square foot data hall, which is expected to support another half dozen or so Idaho companies. Involta, based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, will be celebrating its ninth ...

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Saint Alphonsus opens dedicated clinic for COVID-19 (access required)

The entryway to the Saint Alphonsus dedicated COVID-19 clinic in Boise. Photo courtesy of the Saint Alphonsus Health System.

In what appears to be a first for Idaho, Saint Alphonsus in Boise has opened a new clinic dedicated to outpatient COVID-19 care. The clinic provides care for patients who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or are persons under investigation ...

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CFAC pulls back unused COVID funding, spends $4,728,933 (access required)

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The Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee at its Oct. 28 meeting pulled back $15.6 million that the Departments of Labor and Commerce returned to it. The committee then allocated $4.7 million to Information Technology Services to help mitigate the explosion of ...

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Colliers meeting discusses commercial real estate recovery (access required)

The Keynote Auditorium display for the Colliers Treasure Valley CRE Conference. Screenshot by Catie Clark.

How is COVID-19 like 9/11? In the way that its recession is behaving, as opposed to one with a financial cause such as the Great Recession. That’s according to speakers at Colliers International Idaho, which held its 17th annual Treasure ...

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