The past few days of news in the Daily Paper citing Boise’s mayor and his wisdom on jobs, highway impact fees, Guv Butch Otter, attracting business, all lead us to conclude he is running for governor.
According to an ACHD press release, the mayor spouts anecdotes like Ronald Reagan–worth a laugh, but shy on facts. The highway district brass claim to be “mystified” over an unsubstantiated Bieter claim over unfair impact fees for a restaurant which was not built.
If the Dems want a shot at the gov’s chair they better come up with a candidae who isn’t in the business of making enemies out of would-be friends. Bieter led the campaign to disenfranchise voters when it comes to approving debt for airports, but now claims to favor a $50 million bond for everything from fire stations to parks.
Team Dave apparently can’t live within its means despite increased budgets and no tax cuts during the recent economic hard times which saw every other unit of government cutting back.
He won’t talk with the GUARDIAN, but mainstream media needs to query him on efforts to increase city revenue through higher appraised values which increases taxes even if levies remain constant.
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