John Rusche

The legislative session was a mixed bag for kids and families

A bi-partisan group’s “Kids Matter” index rated 23 bills introduced in the 2022 Legislature and says some could help students, while others could cause “significant harm.”

Legislature continues to short public schools

Twenty years of failed policy has led to many school districts with four-day school weeks, reduction in extracurriculars and more crowded classrooms.

Cities concerned about tax repeal

Idaho Democratic lawmakers heard concerns about changing property tax laws after reaching out to city leaders across the state.