Category Archive: Idaho Statesman

May 06

Idaho Statesman quotes Alexander and Associates in story about social media

Business Insider 5-2-12 p5

Thanks to the Idaho Statesman Business Insider for a great story on social media use and business. Reporter Harrison Berry interviewed several local businesses and experts, including Martin Johncox, a Boise public relations consultant.

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Mar 07

Social Media Yak mentioned in Idaho Statesman

Social Media Yak in Idaho Statesman 3-7-2012

Thanks to the Idaho Statesman’s Business Insider for a great story on Social Media Yak today! Reporter Lisa Huynh Eller really captured the essence of this show in a fairly brief story. It was on Page 3 of the Insider, their “BIZ BUZZ” feature, which briefly highlights a local startup. The text is below. New …

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Oct 10

Cities fail in providing the land use needed for transit

I recently ran across this 2008 column that was published in the Idaho Statesman. The original Statesman page is no longer available, but the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho has kept it up (see Statesman reader comments here). While we clamor for more transit, cities like Boise simply haven’t required the kind of development …

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Sep 22

An interview with the worst bureaucrat in Idaho

Last week, I had the displeasure of speaking with Dan Johns, supervisor of tax policy at the Idaho State Tax Commission. Like many citizens, I’m pretty upset to hear the Commission has been giving some politically well-connected taxpayers sweetheart deals, costing the state $75 million in revenue. I called the Tax Commission asking for an …

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