Lets Get Our Economy Going

Look, most of us dislike masks, social distancing and sanitizing, but I do it all to fight the virus. I want others to stay healthy, but in addition many customers won’t come to my business, restaurants or shops unless there are safe practices. Congress can’t keep borrowing trillions of dollars and people need jobs. To promote health and our economy I am featuring businesses that follow safe practices. At Andrades 4620 Overland Road customer safety is a priority. Lynn Schmidt reminded me to …

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2% Employee Pay Increase Inadequate

The proposed 2% merit pay state employee increase often doesn’t even cover increased rents or property taxes.The State is not broke. For example, internet sales tax money is put in a special fund, not included to replace lost sales taxes from “brick and mortar” businesses. I am proposing an additional temporary 2% increase to remain as long as the housing crisis continues. You may have other ideas too. I urge you to contact legislators and share this with state employees that are concerned. Comments can …

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United States Air Force F-35 EIS Contact for Comments

The United States Air Force has issued its draft Environmental Impact Study concerning the bedding of 18 F-35’s at Gowen Field at the Boise Airport. You can comment on the report at the following link until September 27, 2019. Your voice is always important.


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