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Five things to know about Gov. Little’s first budget

Last week, Idaho Gov. Brad Little laid out his vision for Idaho in his first State of the State address. In concert, Little’s administration released his first budget blueprint, which sets the tone for the [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|

Contrary to what Jim Jones says, Medicaid expansion is not a done deal

Proponents of Medicaid expansion believe that the November election settled the issue of expansion and that the Legislature now simply needs to fund it. Recently, Jim Jones took that one step further by both attacking [...]

By | January 13th, 2019|

After 20 years, literacy remains a problem because the solution is the problem

The governor was direct: Idaho must make sure children are proficient readers for their age by third grade. He pledged millions of tax dollars toward the effort,  in the hopes Idaho would improve reading scores [...]

By | January 11th, 2019|
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