The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is coming to both Boise and Coeur d’Alene this week, to host sessions at the Boise and Coeur d’Alene chambers on exports, trade and job creation. The Boise session, set for Wednesday from 8 to 11 a.m., will feature U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, along with chamber officials and federal farm services and Small Business Administration officials. The CdA session, set for Thursday from 8-9:30 a.m., will feature 1st District Congressman Walt Minnick, along with U.S. Chamber officials. Both will focus on potential job growth for Idaho if Congress passes the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, along with information on how Idaho businesses can grow through exports and trade.
Bobby Maldonado, U.S. Chamber spokesman, said the events are part of a national push that’s included events in Illinois, Michigan, New York and Ohio.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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