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Rural communities develop collaboration efforts to draw-in big businesses
On July 17, members from the Eastern Idaho Development Partnership and community leaders from 13 counties pooled together to find a way to drive-up the economic force in order to make our rural communities competitive and able to draw-in those big businesses.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
A wildfire that began last week in central Washington has already destroyed an estimated 150 homes.
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It's Official: July 26th declared National Day of the American Cowboy
For the tenth year in a row, the U.S. Senate has declared a National Day of the American Cowboy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance program
11 terrorist attacks. The program is designed to cushion the financial blow to insurance companies in the event of another massive attack.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
U.S. senators urge Treasury to fix money fund tax concerns
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pressuring the Treasury Department to relieve money market fund investors from tax rules that will kick in if the Securities and Exchange Commission decides to force some funds to float their share price.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
A congressional success story
Congress is doing a great job, and this is not a joke. Sure, there's a lot of gridlock in Washington and on many issues, Congress can't seem to agree on the color of the sky, let alone reach agreement on anything of substance.
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Watch Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony. GO
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen opens two days of congressional testimony Tuesday as she delivers the central bank's semi-annual report to Congress.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Politician to lure donors with booze, guns and cigars
With only a few weeks left before the Republican primary, an Arizona House candidate hopes he has landed on a formula to attract new donors.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Senate confirms Julian Castro as HUD Secretary
The Senate voted Wednesday and confirmed the nomination of San Antonio Mayor Julin Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development .
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Company plans logging as Idaho land swap stalls
Western Pacific Timber Co. has worked with the U.S. Forest Service on the Lochsa Land Exchange for several years.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Lawyer: Aug. 2 Best For Warring GOP
The Republican National Committee's lawyer says the Idaho GOP can send a full compliment of three representatives to the party's summer meeting in Chicago if they meet as Gov. Butch Otter, Sen. Mike Crapo and Rep. Mike Simpson suggest - on Aug. 2 - and elect a chairman.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Washington Post
Climate-Driven Firefighting Takes Cash From Prevention Budgets
Wildfires blamed in part on climate change are consuming timber in the U.S. West at such a furious pace that half the Forest Service's budget is now spent fighting them -- up from 21 percent in 2000.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Idaho senators demand Obama enforce immigration laws
Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch demanded that the President Obama dispel misinformation regarding U.S. immigration policies, which they say is causing thousands of undocumented children to cross the border.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
GOP: Finding the middle ground
Sen. Mike Crapo , Idaho Republican, has been in a yearlong tug of war to revamp the nation's $10 trillion mortgage market.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Guest editorial: By going it alone, EPA does damage
The Environmental Protection Agency could set its own mission back for decades if it pushes through the proposed "Waters of the United States" rules, which dissenters say will bring canals and ditches under the same regulatory magnifying glass as natural rivers.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Motley Fool
Could This Democrat's Support Lead to Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Going Away?
A bill to do just that passed the Senate Banking Committee earlier this year, but opposition from Democrats provided some comfort for the agencies' shareholders.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
urges Senate Banking action on IOLTA bill
June 26, 2014 - NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler urged Senate Banking Committee leaders Wednesday to support and pass H.R. 3468, which would ensure credit unions have parity with FDIC-insured institutions when it comes to escrow accounts, such as Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts.
Dallas Morning News
Senate panel OKs San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro for Housing secretary
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro cleared his first hurdle in a bid to join the Obama Cabinet, as the Senate Banking Committee voted 16-6 this morning to approve his nomination for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Guest column: Creating a sound fiscal plan
Congress must continue to address the nation's transportation infrastructure without adding to the nation's massive deficit, writes Sen. Mike Crapo.