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Mayor Bieter to Boise: We can't 'mobilize' at borders, keep growth out

April 13, 2018View for printing

What a difference a day and an audience make for a mayor struggling with one of the most critical issues facing his city in decades.

On Tuesday, in front of the Downtown Boise Association, a business group, Mayor Dave Bieter was head cheerleader for his city and its residents, the "proud," the "happy," the "authentic." Appetizers were nibbled. Wine was sipped. "We're really," he said, "pushing against a tide of sameness" to protect what makes this fast-growing city special.

BY MARIA L. LA GANGA ... 741959.html
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