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Serving Up Ballots with ‘Food Truck Voting’

Article reprinted with permission from NACo County News PROBLEM: Residents waiting in long lines on Election Day. SOLUTION: Bring early voting to street corners around town, using mobile “food truck voting.” By Mary Ann Barton, NACo Senior Staff Writer Long lines, no parking, no time. Some of the most common excuses for not voting were taken out […]

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Congratulations Ada County Procurement!

Ada County Procurement played an integral role in a team that helped to modernize Idaho political subdivision procurement statutes for the 2017 legislative session. They helped to suggest statute changes that establishes delegated authority for counties, raises dollar thresholds for Goods, Services, and Public Works, adds an RFP process, and affords flexibility to political subdivisions […]

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What’s Idaho GOP’s next Medicaid excuse?

By MARTY TRILLHAASE (Lewiston Tribune) When it came time to consider extending the Medicaid coverage Obamacare promised to some 78,000 low-income working Idahoans in 2012, here’s what we heard: There’s no need to do that. Mitt Romney is going to beat Barack Obama in the November election. Then working with a Republican Congress, President Romney […]

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