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Governor candidates differ on how to guide growth in Idaho

Republican Butch Otter rails against regulations. Democrat Jerry Brady declares that growth must pay for itself. Libertarian Ted Dunlap says there’s no reason to make changes when growth will “fix itself” as the economy cools and people stop moving here. Constitution Party candidate Marvin “Pro-Life” Richardson says it’s fine if people move here as long as they have “proper morals.” Idaho is the third-fastest growing state in the country, and the next governor will have to guide the state as it goes through what could be painful changes related to its expanding population. Take a look at how each candidate would approach the task in “Growth manager: Next Idaho governor will lead third-fastest growing state,” the first installment of my three-part series on where the candidates stand on key issues in the Idaho governor’s race. Tomorrow, the second part will focus on education, and the third installment on Tuesday will look at taxes.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

Named best state-based political blog in Idaho for 2013 by The Fix

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