Hello, Idahoans. And welcome to another Fiscal Fridays with Fred. I want to talk to you about a tale of two budgets, the budget for lieutenant governor's office and the budget for Medicaid. Now, I know what you're thinking: completely unrelated. Why even bring these two in one conversation? The reason I want to do […]
Lawmakers have one job each year: Set a budget. What happens, then, when a spending proposal for this agency or that agency fails in the House or Senate? Idaho Freedom Foundation Legislative Affairs Director Fred Birnbaum explains using a real-life example from the 2021 legislative session. Have a budget question you'd like Fred to answer? […]
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Here's the analysis for House Bill 226.