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Unemployment at Record Low

“Idaho’s record low unemployment is a sign that our business people and entrepreneurs are some of the best in the nation, and the state’s policies encourage a vibrant economic environment.” -Rep. 15 more words

Greg Chaney

First Principles: The Judiciary Is Not Meant To Override the Other Branches

“[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not, not only for themselves, in their own sphere of action, but for the Legislature and Executive also in their spheres, would make the Judiciary a despotic branch.” 134 more words

First Principles

Why Teachers Have Had Enough

When I read the post below, it really brought tears to my eyes because I have heard so many teachers in our district and state say these same exact words. 257 more words

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Skubick: Groups react to talk of eliminating state income tax

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – Special interest groups are responding to the possibility that the state income tax may be eliminated.

It’s a story 6 News Capital correspondent Tim Skubick broke Wednesday. 206 more words


Skubick: State senator says he has key to eliminating state income tax

LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – 6 News has learned that a proposal to completely eliminate the state income tax is in its final stages and could be released in the next two weeks. 262 more words


Lawmakers Self-Impose Budget Announcement Deadline

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Democratic and Republican legislative leaders are setting a new, self-imposed deadline for announcing whether they’re on the verge of reaching a tentative, bipartisan state budget agreement. 122 more words


Bill extends statute of limitations in sex assault cases

LANSING, Mich. (AP) – Legislation up for a vote in the Michigan Senate would eliminate or lengthen the statute of limitations for filing charges in cases of sexual assault. 102 more words