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University collaboration could resurrect ‘higher education CEO’ proposal (access required)

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New presidents of Idaho state universities, with an increased spirit of collaboration, could resurrect a several-year-old plan to consolidate some university services to save money. On. Oct. 8, Gov. Brad Little led what he called a “fireside chat” among the ...

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Gov. Brad Little travels world to sell Idaho products (access required)

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Idaho’s best salesman — and top elected official — just got back from a diplomatic and trade mission to several European countries and is about to lead a trade mission to Taiwan and Hong Kong. In between, he also found time to ...

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Business cheers Little’s first State of the State (access required)

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Business leaders praised Gov. Brad Little’s first State of the State speech, specifically calling out improvements to education, Medicaid expansion and reducing government regulations. “Gov. Little’s State of the State Address was a home run for Idaho’s business community,” said ...

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‘Dig once’ policy could improve Idaho internet (access required)

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The most expensive part of installing fiber optic cabling to provide high-speed broadband internet to a community is the hole. Because entities such as roads, utilities and irrigation districts regularly dig up the ground anyway, some people are calling for ...

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Local Idaho governments are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks (access required)

Government IT departments are increasingly the target of cybersecurity attacks that not only put the public’s personally identifiable information at risk but can cost taxpayers money. “It’s a huge problem,” said Lt. Gov. Brad Little, who served as chairman of ...

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