Boise Metro Chamber Updates Local Issues Policy Agenda Ahead of City Elections

With an eye towards the upcoming City of Boise elections, the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce has released its 2015-2016 local issues policy agenda, which includes all of the local issues for which the organization is currently lobbying.

New Manufacturing Facility GoGo SqueeZ Brings Jobs to the Treasure Valley

The applesauce company GoGo SqueeZ has invested nearly $85 million into a manufacturing facility in Nampa, Idaho.  Eventually, the company will hire up to 250 workers.  The facility opened in December and continues to increase production.  The company, which makes applesauce products sealed in pouches, chose the Treasure Valley because of its proximity to the apple market and its people.  GoGo SqueeZ parent company, Materne, cited the community’s enthusiasm for the facility as one of the reasons they chose Nampa. 

Forbes Magazine Names Boise #1 Best City for Jobs

The following is a blog excerpt from our affiliate company, the Boise Valley Economic Partnership, summarizing Forbes Magazine's recent article- "Where the Jobs Will (and Won't ) Be This Spring" in which Boise topped the rankings as the #1 Best City for Jobs. What did Forbes have to say about Boise? BVEP's Lisa Holland writes:
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