The idea of state management of federal lands created quite the buzz earlier this legislative session. That buzz is unlikely to translate to an actual bill, at least in 2013.
A Coeur d’Alene lawmaker is back with a bill that would provide tax credits for contributions to private school scholarship funds. And more news from the Legislature.
Heading today’s roundup of Statehouse headlines: The Senate Education Committee rejected Chairman John Goedde’s bill requiring teen driver’s licenses to “satisfactory academic progress.”
The Idaho Farm Bureau says a bill to tighten the state’s initiative and referendum process has nothing to do with the voters’ rejection of the Students Come First laws.
Repealing $141 million in business personal property taxes would affect all local governments. But public schools could be the biggest loser, says Michael Ferguson, a former state economist.