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Otter considering tax rebates for new high-paying jobs in Idaho

A bill that would provide up to 30 percent rebates on income and sales taxes paid by companies adding high-paying jobs is in the works for the 2014 Legislature. The measure was unveiled at Wednesday’s Joint Chamber of Commerce Legislative

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Otter’s economic ‘magic’ a failure, says top Idaho Democrat

In a searing essay submitted to Idaho newspapers, state Democratic Party Chairman Larry Kenck says GOP Gov. Butch Otter’s economic policies have failed, citing falling wages, higher food stamp rolls and tax cuts for high earners that haven’t paid off.

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Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau form partnership

The agencies have entered into a services agreement to form a strategic partnership. The goal of this partnership is to employ a more focused and unified vision in a coordinated strategy to promote the Boise Valley, officials say. The organizations

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