Local News 8: Refinancing Saves Taxpayers Millions
Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth says refinancing efforts by the Idaho Bond Bank Authority (IBBA) will save taxpayers $9.3 million. The IBBA closed a bond issue to refinance outstanding loans that was intended to lower future debt service costs.
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Treasurer Ellsworth Announces a $9.3 Million Savings for Idaho Taxpayers
Idaho Bond Bank Authority finalizes refinancing efforts. The IBBA successfully closed a bond issue comprised of $20,900,000 of tax-exempt bonds and $23,265,000 of taxable bonds to refinance outstanding loans on behalf of IBBA’s current taxpayer borrowers in order to lower future debt service costs.   The IBBA bonds again received an Aa1 rating from Moody’s this year.
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2020 Medallion honors Idaho's women
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Idaho Women Veterans Honored with New State Medallion
NAMPA — In a moving ceremony that spilled over into grateful tears for some family members, five women veterans from Idaho were memorialized on a limited-edition silver medallion revealed Monday at the Warhawk Air Museum. "We're here to pay tribute to five incredible women," Warhawk co-founder Sue Paul said. "I was lucky enough to know three of them." The honorees on the medallion include Army Spc. Carrie French from Caldwell, who at 19 years old in 2005 became the fir...
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2020 Idaho Women Veterans Medallion Unveiled
Medallion recognizes all Idaho Women Veterans during the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. This 2020 Commemorative Silver Medallion was issued to honor the courage and sacrifice of all Idaho Service members and veterans of the United States armed forces and Idaho military branches of services.
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For First Time In 38 Years, Idaho State Government Won’t Borrow Money To Support Cash Flow, Saving Taxpayer Dollars
Boise, Idaho – Under the direction of Governor Brad Little and State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth, the State of Idaho will not borrow money in the bond market to meet anticipated cash flow requirements for the current fiscal year. This is the first year since 1982 that the Idaho State Treasurer will not issue a State of Idaho Tax Anticipation Note (TAN) to meet the anticipated cash flow requirements due to the time lag between when state revenue is received and when state expenses are incurred. ...
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Gov. Little to leverage COVID-19 federal relief funds for Idaho cash flow management
“This prudent approach is a huge win for Idaho taxpayers. It saves General Fund dollars with respect to cash flow management. It also leverages the CARES Act dollars and puts them to work for Idahoans while still making these funds readily available to Idaho small businesses as this COVID-19 situation continues to unfold,” State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth said.
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Idaho State announces funding for rural schools and roads
Members of Idaho’s congressional delegation and State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth say Idaho counties will receive a total of $23.9 million in payments this year under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program.
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Treasurer Ellsworth, Senator Risch, Senator Crapo, Rep. Fulcher and Rep. Simpson on SRS distributions to counties.
Idaho counties will receive $23.9 million in federal funds for schools BOISE -- Members of Idaho’s congressional delegation and State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth say Idaho counties will receive a total of $23.9 million in payments this year under the Secure Rural Schools (SRS) program.  The funds are administered through the U.S. Forest Service and based on a formula that takes into account economic activity, timber harvest levels and other considerations that vary from county to county.  ...
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Treasurer Ellsworth and the Idaho State Historical Society Commemorate Idaho Women's Suffrage
Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth presented Jan Gallimore, the Executive Director of the Idaho State Historical Society with a re-created photo (below), the scarf and the “red shoes” she wore in the photo. These pictures tell a story and show how far we have come as a state and a country in advancing women’s rights, including the right to vote. View the full article for more information and photos.
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