Archive for October 2014

Speed Reading?

Speed Reading? How fast can you read and maintain high comprehension? Many people read text to themselves quietly as they read, and this slows them down significantly. Faced with a deluge of information, people try to speed up the number of words they can read by taking huge gulps, or by shortening the words by…

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Proposed Idaho Constitutional Amendment Deserves Rejection

Date: October 14, 2014 by Arthur B. Macomber, Attorney On November 4, 2014 Idahoans will vote on the addition of a Constitutional amendment to affirm the legislature’s power to nullify or veto executive branch rules. A legislative veto is a good idea. Idaho’s Constitution is a precious protector of our liberties, because it limits the sovereign…

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Buying Real Estate in Idaho

by Art Macomber Buying real estate in Idaho can catch even the most sophisticated buyer unaware. This article reviews general considerations to be made before making a residential or commercial purchase in Idaho. If you are from California, note that Idaho law does not provide many of the protections Californians take for granted when buying a home. This posting is not legal advice. Legal advice…

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Increased Costs for Idaho Property Owners

by Art Macomber COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho — Oct. 8, 2014. The Idaho Forest Products Commission is looking for more revenue, and Idaho landowners are the target. Proposed administrative rules will lower the number of acres subject to assessments by that Commission, and remove the requirement that the landowner subject to assessments NOT own Idaho manufacturing…

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Notice to Idaho Landowners

October 6, 2014 NOTICE TO IDAHO LANDOWNERS Re:       Amended statute and IDAPA proposed rule increases forest lands assessments Dear Landowner, The Idaho Rules of Administrative Procedure of the Idaho Forest Products Commission found at IDAPA 15.03.01 will dramatically change under the proposed rules. The rule changes originated in the 2014 Legislative Session in Idaho House…

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