Why Idaho is Booming
Friends in blue states share with me tales of woe. Junk bond status for municipal borrowing and one place where I worked for 15 years may entirely dissolve a city.
" A think tank guy once shared cranes are a sign of a healthy economy. "
This morning, a friend from Delaware explained his state is considering forming new agencies with big staffs while staring at a massive budget shortfall.
In Idaho, things are quite a bit rosier. Population growth is at least twice the national average. I’ve seen construction cranes in Twin Falls in recent weeks. A think tank guy once shared cranes are a sign of a healthy economy.
Why is Idaho booming? Check out Betsy Russell’s Eye on Boise. We may live in the reddest state in the union. Coincidence?