Education issues may not a talking point — but the fate of a child-support bill will almost certainly be a focal point.
The specter of a federal funding loss was a big factor in the Madison district’s ISAT decision. But not a deciding factor in a surprising vote on a child support enforcement bill.
Ilah Hickman’s five-year campaign for the Idaho giant salamander ended successfully Thursday afternoon. Gov. Butch Otter signed the Boise eighth-grader’s bill, designating the salamander the state amphibian. “There ya are, kiddo, it’s all done,” Otter said after signing the bill, according to a blog post from Betsy Russell of the Spokane Spokesman-Review. “Good job!” The…
A two-year funding extension for rural schools was attached to a “budget-busting” Medicare bill, Rep. Raul Labrador said Thursday.