Politics & Government
Posted by Bill Dentzer on January 20, 2015
The Boise State University engineering lab that President Barack Obama will tour Wednesday has contributed to Idahos high-tech economy since 2001, helping local industries and entrepreneurs develop new products and bring them to market.
The New Product Development Lab, part of BSUs College of Engineering, puts its student employees together with industry innovators in the design, development and creation of products and components of all types, university officials said Tuesday.
Budding mechanical engineers get hands-on learning in class projects and also work as technicians for local businesses. The lab can inexpensively build and test ideas using 3-D printers and other rapid prototyping tools.
Posted by Statesman staff on January 17, 2015
More than a thousand people gathered on the steps of the Idaho State Capitol Saturday for an "Add the Words" rally.
Posted by Bill Dentzer on January 15, 2015
With no discussion but partial dissent, the four-man panel that oversees disbursements from Idaho’s state’s rights protection fund today approved $456,663 in fees and court costs related to the state’s ongoing litigation over gay marriage.
Posted on January 14, 2015
Court-ordered fees and attorneys' costs stemming from Idaho's defense of the state's gay marriage ban will be paid from a special constitutional defense fund.
Posted by Statesman staff on January 13, 2015
The talk and discussion takes place Wednesday in Garden City
Posted by Bill Dentzer on January 8, 2015
A few tidbits from the Associated Press Legislative Preview.