Bringing the Economy Home

Lawmakers and Industry Reps to Brainstorm Economic Boosters

Two tax panels will join forces Wednesday to brainstorm ways to stimulate Idaho’s economy.  The Senate Local Government and Taxation Committee and the House Revenue and Taxation Committee are hosting a joint forum on the subject beginning at 9:00 am.  We’ll be liveblogging.

Here’s the agenda:

  • Food Producers of Idaho’s Brent Olmstead will talk about the food production sector
  • Boise Valley Economic Partnership Executive Director Clark Krause will talk about creating jobs
  • Sen. Curt McKenzie (R-Boise) and Rep. George Eskridge (R-Dover) will talk about Idaho’s energy sector
  • Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry President Alex LaBeau represents Idaho’s large industries
  • Department of Commerce Director Jeff Sayer will be representing Idaho’s small and medium businesses
  • Lobbyist John Watts will speak on behalf of the Idaho Chamber Alliance
  • Home Federal Bank President and CEO Len Williams will be representing Idaho’s banking industry

You can watch the meeting live right here and follow along with our liveblog.


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