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Fredericksen and Riggins Co-Author Article on Idaho’s FY18 Budget

Photo of Elizabeth FredericksonElizabeth Fredericksen recently co-authored an article with Public Policy and Administration doctoral student John Riggins for the California Journal of Politics and Policy titled “Idaho: Carefully and Cautiously Progressing”. The article focused on what went into Idaho’s FY18 budget and possible implications for the FY19 budget.

The full article is available on eScholarship.

Original Source: Boise State Update, January 11 

John Freemuth Interviewed by Boise Public Radio

Photo of John FreemuthJohn Freemuth was interviewed by Boise State Public Radio for a story titled “What The Nevada Bundy Mistrial Means For Public Lands” about the federal government case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy.

Freemuth is quated saying that the trial “sets back a lot of work,” and noted the roll personality and personal relationships between ranchers and managers had on this case.

You can read and listen to the story on Boise State Public Radio.

Original Source: Boise State Update 1/5/18

The Blue Review post, “Lessons Learned”, by Chris Birdsall

Red brick building with columns in front Idaho set a goal to have 60 percent of 25- to 34-year-old Idahoans hold a college degree or certificate by …
The post Lessons Learned appeared first on The Blue Review.

Original Source: The Blue Review, 9/25/17

Alumni In Action: Scott Martin

Scott Martin

Photo by William Deshazer, Louisville Business First

Scott Martin, parks director for The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a 4,000 acre urban park in Louisville, Kentucky, credits his time at Boise State and in Idaho for helping him discover the importance of parks for economic development and growth, along with helping his develop his outlook on life. Martin earned his bachelor of political science and master of public administration degrees from Boise State.

“I saw I could make a real difference in both local government and the community by working in parks,” he said. “I went to work with the Boise Parks and Recreation Department, and we did some really neat projects out there in terms of open-space preservation, green belt land use, things like that.”

Article at Louisville Business First.