Bonneville GOP opposes new community college for fear of refugee resettlement, 'weird stuff'

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Here’s a news item from the Associated Press: IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Republican officials in eastern Idaho say they oppose a plan to build a community college because it might lead to a new refugee resettlement center in the region. The Post Register (http://bit.ly/2oS93qT ) reports the Bonneville County Republican Central Committee approved a resolution last week that called the project unnecessary and contrary to the GOP platform. The committee's opposition comes at a time when Bonneville County residents are slated to decide if they want to fund a new community college this May. GOP official Larry Lyon says the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls helped pave the way to launch a federally-funded refugee resettlement center, which has...

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