U.S.A: Local preference in Idaho’s state Procurement Act

26 Dec 2018: As online purchasing becomes increasingly popular, local and state governments continually look for ways to keep purchases in the community and to stimulate the local economy. A way in which some local and state governments have attempted to accomplish this is through local preference laws in government bidding and purchasing. In certain circumstances, local preference laws provide certain advantages or preferences to local businesses or businesses with a significant presence in the community or state.