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Betsy Z. Russell

Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.
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Recent Stories

Sun., April 30, 2017, 4:30 a.m.

New Idaho law on vacation rentals seeks middle ground

Idaho has a new law to govern how short-term vacation rentals, like those marketed on Airbnb and other services, are regulated and taxed, and it may bring peace in a long-simmering fight over the g...

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Recent Blog Posts

Fri., April 28, 2017, 3:41 p.m.

The week that was...

Tonight’s “Idaho Reports” on Idaho Public Television examines state contracting and procurement, data and accountability, and the latest Idaho Supreme Court rulings. On the pundits panel, I join AP...

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