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Eye On Boise IACI archive

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6, 2017

IACI proposes slate of tax changes, cuts

The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, known as IACI, has developed a “strategic, broad-based plan to right-size Idaho’s tax system,” after being challenged to do so by legislative leaders in 2016, Nathan Anderson, director of public policy for Union Pacific and chair of IACI’s...

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2017

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017

Idaho House panel rejects IACI-backed asbestos lawsuit bill 

An Idaho House panel on Tuesday spiked legislation to curb duplicate lawsuits over on-the-job asbestos exposure after opponents argued the proposal would limit victims' ability to recover losses. "I'm worried about those who will be coming after me. I know what they're facing, and it's not pretty," said Roy Bale, a former pipe fitter who filed...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016

IACI endorses Dem challenger to Rep. Heather Scott 

Idaho's pro-business lobby says Republican state Rep. Heather Scott has one of the worst voting records on supporting commerce and has decided to throw its support behind her Democratic opponent. Kate McAlister is the only non-incumbent the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry has endorsed during this year's general election...

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SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2015

TUESDAY, AUG. 12, 2014

IACI launches anti-Balukoff campaign 

The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, a lobbying group that represents the state’s largest businesses, announced today that its political action committee, the Idaho Prosperity Fund, is launching an independent campaign against A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for governor. “A.J. Balukoff wants Idahoans to...

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MONDAY, NOV. 18, 2013

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013

SUNDAY, MARCH 3, 2013

MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2011

MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010

IACI: Beware politicians who tout small biz 

The Idaho Association of Commerce & Industry, the influential lobby group that represents the state's largest businesses, sent out a guest editorial last week warning Idahoans to beware of "candidates of every political persuasion" who call for promoting small businesses. "In reality, the real cynical...

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MONDAY, JUNE 14, 2010

IACI on Minnick: 'Idaho is well-represented'

IACI, the big business lobby (Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry), is holding its annual conference today in McCall, and the group announced that its three-day gathering, which started yesterday, was kicked off by Idaho Congressman Walt Minnick, who joined IACI Chairman Trent Clark. "We...

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