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Hutchings Announces for Hospital District Trustee
Bonner County

Hutchings Announces for Hospital District

May 1, 2019 0

Hutchings Announces for Hospital District I heard a familiar thing on the radio today, and it wasn’t good. I heard a news broadcast sponsored by a local business. The news broadcast reported on that same […]

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure
Education

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure

February 18, 2019 0

School Funding Formula Rewrite A Failure By Wayne Hoffman When state lawmakers decided a few years ago that they’d (finally) revise the public school funding formula, they promised a proposal in which money would follow […]

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One
Agenda 21/2030

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One

September 24, 2018 0

NEPA Coordination Process Invoked on Avista/Hydro One by Rob Chase, Spokane County Treasurer (Gem State Patriot) – There are always many potential threats to the well-being of our citizenry, but the threat to Avista Utilities […]

Representative Giddings Faces Kangaroo Tax Commission Hearing
Ada County

Giddings Faces Kangaroo Tax Commission Hearing

August 17, 2018 3

Giddings Faces Kangaroo Tax Commission Hearing by Bob “Nugie” Neugebauer (Gem State Patriot) – We took the time this past week to attend an open Ada County Commissioners’ hearing for Priscilla Giddings, a state representative […]

About the homeowner’s exemption, don’t blame the taxpayer
government

Homeowner’s Exemption – Don’t Blame the Taxpayer

October 4, 2017 1

About the homeowner’s exemption, don’t blame the taxpayer By Wayne Hoffman A second politician in as many weeks is being accused of improperly claiming a property tax break. These controversies provide an opportunity to say: […]