Clark Corbin, Idaho Capital Sun

New coalition seeks to end Idaho’s closed primary elections

Organizers with Reclaim Idaho have teamed up with several other organizations to file a ballot initiative for the 2024 general election that is designed to replace Idaho’s closed primary elections with open primaries that any Idaho voter could participate in, regardless of political affiliation.  The initiative would also change Idaho general elections by creating a…

Idaho’s schools chief to discuss new education laws on post legislative tour

INSIDE: Find out when and where the statewide events will be held.

Gov. Brad Little visits Middleton High School on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at the start of the Idaho Trucking Association’s statewide tour to schools to promote trucking jobs. Photo taken by Kyle Pfannenstiel of Idaho EdNews.

Gov. Brad Little continues to push for career training grants and teacher raises

Little and Lt. Gov. Scott Bedke have been touring the state to build support for the Idaho Launch proposal, Little said at press conference Friday.

Idaho House, Senate GOP leaders reach an agreement over JFAC’s voting process

The budget-setting committee has not yet voted on supplemental budget requests, which is unusual for this point in the legislative session.

Horman embraces new role as co-chair of the Legislature’s budget committee

The House member supports changing the public school funding formula, an issue that is expected to dominate the 2023 session.

House Speaker Mike Moyle supports budget committee voting change

Democratic Minority Leader Ilana Rubel said the change will make it harder to pass budgets.

Idaho Gov. Brad Little sworn in for second term during inauguration

Each of Idaho’s seven statewide officers took public oaths of office Friday in front of the Idaho State Capitol in Boise.

Idaho to ramp up to legislative session this week

Decisions made during the new year will help shape Idaho government, policies and politics for years to come.

The dean of the Idaho press corps signs off 

Longtime Idaho political journalist Betsy Russell to retire Jan. 1.

Arkoosh, Labrador clash in statewide Idaho attorney general’s debate

Partisan politics, abortion rights and policies dominate hourlong Idaho Public Television debate.